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Wed Feb 27, 2013, 05:52 PM

 

Taibbi wants to "strangle both sides" over the sequestration issue

Matt Taibbi admitted yesterday in an incoherent column that, in the sequestration issue, "most of the problem was originally driven by the intractability of a Republican Party energized politically by its Tea Party base."

He also says that the fact that more Americans would blame the Republicans if no deal is reached "probably makes sense."

That's right, "probably."

Yet Taibbi goes on to adopt the mainstream's media's favorite "Neither party wants to compromise!" meme.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/sequestration-cuts-crisis-makes-me-want-to-strangle-both-sides-20130226


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Reply Taibbi wants to "strangle both sides" over the sequestration issue (Original post)
Mason Kennedy Feb 2013 OP
kysrsoze Feb 2013 #1
MadHound Feb 2013 #2
trumad Feb 2013 #3
Autumn Feb 2013 #7
quinnox Feb 2013 #4
Guy Whitey Corngood Feb 2013 #5
quinnox Feb 2013 #6

Response to Mason Kennedy (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 06:53 PM

1. He's a self-righteous ass these days...

With no shortage of disdain for anyone as long as he's able to turn it into a magazine article. He's grown full of himself and it shows in his more recent articles. I used to really like him, but can't stand him anymore.

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Response to Mason Kennedy (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 07:19 PM

2. I kind of agree with him,

 

While for the most part, 'Pugs are the most to blame on this mess, Obama did sign off on the original sequestration legislation. Furthermore, by doing so, he took an easy out. He had firm Constitutional ground to stand on with the debt ceiling debate, but instead allowed the easy out of the sequester, kicking the can down the road and insuring a lot of pain for the rest of us.

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Response to Mason Kennedy (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 07:22 PM

3. Truth hurts eh Kos?

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Response to trumad (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 07:35 PM

7. It was the "incoherent" wasn't it?

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Response to Mason Kennedy (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 07:24 PM

4. welcome back

 

banned from kos I presume?

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Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 07:30 PM

6. lol

 

I think that skinner once said former banned members can come back, as long as they don't talk about who they were before. So, we may never know for sure.

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