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November 26, 2012

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Mine away, Tommy! My sense of schadenfreude is far from exhausted.

If I had to guess, the guy who disliked the Netherlands and Belgium because they're all a bunch of lazy moochers probably just never got over being gently teased for his accent.

I'd be more appreciative of the Freeper bubble if there was some way to make it semi-permeable and keep them and their rich delicious broth of insanity, seasoned generously with conspiracy salt, safely inside. They'd be happier, that's for sure. And I want everyone to be happy.

For more schadenfreude deliciousness, I understand that Romney is now below 47.5%!

Meanwhile over at the NY Post, Jonah Goldberg tells the GOP to "get more racist." WTF?

Thanks Tommy T!

Thanks so much. You give me a reason to look forward to Monday.

Some of your posts have me wondering if we've reached a tipping point where the GOP is destined to implode on itself. They've created their Frankenstein's monster by the Tea Baggers and urging people to go to the Healthcare Town Halls and disrupt them by their hysterics (corallary - if you just yell loud enough you can demand whatever you want from the politicos).

While it has long been traditional to win the primaries by playing to the base and being extreme and then moderate oneself for the election, the need to appear 100% Tea Bag, 100% Grover Norquist Pledge, 100% ...... seems to have been most extreme lately.

While repubs have traditionally eaten their wounded, the long line of candidate of the week in the primaries, where each candidate had a week of being beatified only to be decried as a heretic the next week. The primaries and into the full campaign were also marked by a palpable tension between the GOP supporters and the GOP-elite.

Oh, I had to, as Pallin would say, use the google thingy to see who Steve Schmidt is. According to Wiki he specializes as "message development and strategy." and senior strategist for the McCain campaign. Is that really what you'd put on your resume ?

"God has abandoned us, and we ain't seen nothin' yet."

I really have to wonder at this person's spirituality. Sounds like blaming God when things don't go their way. Not to mention blaming God for what **WE** do.

Admittedly, just another incongruity among the Freepers.

On a lighter note, how come the OWS protestors ranged from humorous to ineffective to negative connotations such as vermin. But the Freepers are gonna march on Repub Headquarters and that is some sort of stellar event ? Guess the Tea Bags hanging from tri-cornered hats have a penache that the OWS lack ?

To hear the Freepi sad lament, you'd almost think we were at the point where Tommy could just weld the iso-chamber shut and stuff it under Yucca Mountain. Alas, I did a few brief scans the past few days and they are a starting to regroup with new and ever more grandiose plans to turn the GOP into the purest, most awesome, conservative juggernaut ever. As far as I can determine it all begins with convincing Latinos, blacks, women and Asians that their lives would be so much better if they just hated themselves more. Or something...

--Kibitzer

Thanks, guys - it's a privilege to be able to entertain you with wingnut fail.

Sometimes (usually, actually) the trick isn't finding it, but in winnowing it down - the repetition of tropes and memes makes that harder than you'd imagine.


Tommy

Tommy, I can sympathize.

I've often been in the position of needing to give a class with insufficient time alloted to cover the assigned topic. Even after desperately and with excrutiating pain cutting out even the essentials, still having too much for the alloted time.

Definitely appreciate your hard work on this.

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