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You were awesome in that video, Ben. But you used the weird phrase, "sort of" more often than Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson have in their entire pathetic public lives. What's up with that?
Oh. I fell for it too. It's not true?!
Thayt's a relief. It's good to know that we can still look forward to anti-gravity skateboards in the future.
What was the error? Why did the "Back To the Future" fans become unhinged? The world wonders.
What Hagel's performance means about Hagel is less interesting than the question of what it means about the competence of the administration. If they can't staff this properly and work him through the process, then they are also losing it. Perhaps they were blind to the general perception, i.e. out of touch; living in the bubble.
There was a long post yesterday on the Member Feed about the Benghazi attack being a botched CIA op that seemed to toe this line.At least you didn't say "tow." I think you meant "cross" or "approach" the line.
There was a long post yesterday on the Member Feed about the Benghazi attack being a botched CIA op that seemed to toe this line.
At least you didn't say "tow." I think you meant "cross" or "approach" the line.
How about, "Worthwhile Canadian Socialist Vanguard Korean Central News Agency Writers Cooperative BS Artist's Bunkum Stalinist Collective." Or is that too wordy?
"Socialist" is right. "Press Corps" is totally wrong. Please cast the term into the outer darkness. "Socialist Vanguard" would be better, but it is not perfect, despite its euphony.
"Obaminstrels? Lemmings? Ministry of Truth?" How about cupcakes!? No, sorry. I meant, " How about "Worthwhile Canadian Initiative?"
I call them corporate media.................zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.................zzzzzzzzzzzz.
But, what is wrong with, "Miserable, Fat, Stalinist Bastards!"? I concede on "Cupcakes!"
OK, Mark Wilson, you party pooper. I won't advocate calling "Them" [You Know Who I Mean] "Cupcakes!" It would be too obscure for the boring.
How about ...Cupcakes! [that was an obscure America's Funniest Home Vidoes reference]. How about ... Miserable, Fat, Stalinist Bastards!
There are several commenters on this thread who have referred to "them" as liberal. This is nonsense. "They" are not liberal at all. They are not liberal in the sense Adam Smith or FDR or Adlai [nice name,huh?] Stevenson, or Hubert [more conventionally named than Adlai, what ever that means] Humphrey would have recognized. They are leftists. Please stop calling them liberal.
MLK the day before he was assassinated in Memphis, to America, "be true to what you said on paper." It was in his "I have been to the mountain top" speech. He talked about "basic first amendment priviledges [sic]." I think this is a stab in the heart to the modern left, and should be shouted from the mountain tops. MLK had some leftish views himself, but here, and it was at the center of his appeal, he identifies with the founders in a way that damns Obama's failure to support and defend the constitution. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oehry1JC9Rk&feature=share
I saw that expression (Antonio Villaraigosa's) before. It was also on the face of Nicolae Ceaucescu in 1989.
Crow's Nest: But we have a four year record of how the man has governed. That seems to me a better, and more concrete indicator of his approach and how he would govern in the future, than any psychoanalysis of any hidden, deep-seated third world perspective—be it persuasive or not—could accomplish.
In short: in the degree to which a film like this distracts from the record, it is at best a fascinating investigative diversion and at worst actively harmful to conservative arguments. · 5 hours ago
I haven't seen it either, and I share your concern about how its subjectivity may distract from the clear and objective record. However, I'm open to the possibility that it may present a narrative that strongly reinforces perceptions of the record, or may be compelling enough on its own for those who rely more on emotional or subjective conclusions when choosing a candidate.
I should probably watch it before speculating further.
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