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August 10, 2011


Right on.

If I could turn your question around, why is it that when McCain took a female running mate, he took a twit ? And Bachman's constitutional scholarship is now entering the fray. With all the competent women out there, how come they don't nominate someone with some skill ?

I agree with this but I'll throw in Howard Dean as a counter-example, maybe one that proves the rule.

Then again, the "news" media tend to look at men they consider to be liberal as effeminate, so.


...they ignore the fucking club of the most of them until one opens her mouth and says shit so mind-blowingly stupid that Republicans in Iowa want her to be their president.

I guess that means we can expect Christ. O'Dumbbell to enter the race any day now.

Has Bachmann declared that she's "not a witch" yet?

Hi Maple Street, I think I can take a stab at the McCain choice of Palin. Age was a problem for McGrumpy so he wanted someone younger. He wanted a woman because he thought it would take Dem votes, the majority of Dems are women. Looks matter when you are voting for someone you have probably never met in your life. Governors in many states are little more than ribbon cutting figureheads so they are whatever they say they are and being a twit is not readily visible so long as they stick to the script. In choosing a VP they usually have the job of throwing red meat to the base and she had a proven record there.
You may recall that Dan Quayle seemed like a fair choice until he went off script and people began to get a clue.
Given how long the election season lasts you would think we would get a clear idea of who they are, but we do not. The WI governor is an excellent example of how well liars do in elections.
Anyway, that's my take on it.
I blame the corporate media for almost everything because I remember when politicians had to do their own lying.

TheBewilderness said, "I blame the corporate media for almost everything because I remember when politicians had to do their own lying."

OUCH! And unfortunately, probably true.

Oh, I think they've picked unflattering photos of male politicians for magazine covers before. I think it is actually impossible to find a photo that doesn't make Michelle Bachmann look insane because she is, in fact, insane.

i question the word rage.

This is great A. Spot on, for sure. If they aren't talking about Michelle's picture, Palin's suits or Hillary's headbands, what would they actually talk about? Maybe something intellectuals could actually debate? No. That would be too easy.

P.S.- Hillary is the most unbelievably strong-willed/intellectual female in politics to date. Besides Eleanore Roosevelt, she was pretty badass.

Dammit, I'd hoped that Newsweek had died. I mean they went bankrupt or something.

This was a rightist propaganda rag 40 years ago. Anyone that would get information from this POS would do better to plagiarize articles about alien space monsters from The National Enquirer.

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