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November 13, 2012


And don't forget the last best representative for the "moderate" Rs, the one and only Michael Stephen Steele. Is there any talk show he hasn't presented his oh-so-smug and smiling face? Conventional wisdom at its finest, as they present the rebranded version of the bubble mentality where losing is good and winning is for losers.

But how do you FEEL about all this, S.B.? I sense you're blocking.

What's cracking me up right now is all the facilitators, enablers, mouthpieces, sycophants and stenographers coming out to lecture us all on how the popular media need to be a little more reality-based next time around. And not a breath is being spent on their own complicity; it's all you other people who need to clean up your acts.

This will last for about two days, after which time they will go right back to their old habits. I've known junkies with more self-discipline.

gratuitous -- OMG it's the fucking Iraq War all over again, without the dead bodies, bloodshed and $3 trillion pissed away.

As any businessman knows, it costs a whole lot more to win a customer back than it costs to keep them in the first place (and don't the repubs run on being good businessmen?)

After all the gratuitous lip service the repubs have given to various issues - is anyone gonna believe them the next time they say they are including issue X in their platform ?

As the news pundits for the repubs are the inhabitants of the administrations of shame (such as Ollie North and Liddy for Nixon, the Roves, the Gingriches, the Palins) it seems totally disingenuous that they are the ones talking about how the repubs have changed.

The repubs got hijacked by the extremists so strongly, I hope this will be a legacy for the next decade. Running with your example, they have worked so hard to disenfranchise voters (including voter ID, caging, "cleaning" voting rolls, dirty tricks such as announcing dems would vote on Wednesday,.....) and it has been with such an obvious racial bias. Why would anyone believe that they are voluntarily introducing a new and improved party that welcomes all races ?

While it is true that the election demonstrated that the Democratic coalition is larger than the Republican coalition the fact remains that the corporate media and the majority of corporate media talking heads are in the Republican coalition and are very concerned about their taxes being raised to pay for the unworthy people they are in the business of conning.
Until the viewers come to the realization that they are the product being sold by the media to their corporate sponsors they will not understand the nature of their relationship with the media.

I think y'all'd all feel better if you unplugged your TVs for a couple days ...

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