I’m not arguing with your point, Blue, but I have to quibble with one of your counter-examples:
I want everyone to bear witness, I am the greatest! I’m the greatest thing that ever lived. [...] I shook up the world, I’m the king of the world. You must listen to me. I am the greatest! I can’t be beat!
Muhammad Ali was simply stating facts, without embellishment. :)
CharlieFoxtrot commented on the diary post Media, Conservatives Try to Hide Their Roles in Promoting Hate-Filled Climate by Phoenix Woman.
I’ve noticed today that there seems less of the “both sides do it” dodge than of “this is not the time to discuss politics.” So outrageous of the leftwing extremists to politicize this tragedy by pointing out this is precisely what the ‘baggers and media bigots advocated.
CharlieFoxtrot commented on the diary post “And That’s Why I Brought Both Democrats and Republicans to the Table” by janeeyresick.
I would say this address is just one more helping of self-serving disingenuousness from President Obama.
Right on the money, Jane. I think the most honest thing he’s said is, “It’s the public option all over again.” With that as the template, I expect a lot of posturing by “progressive” Critters, then the final cave-in to [...]