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Elidor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-16-08 01:09 PM
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7. I'm sure a lot of us were holding our tongues out of respect...
But then came the canonization of St. Russert. People were talking about what a great journalist he was, how he was one of the last of the 'real' journalists, etc. That kind of manure had to be challenged.
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  -Well, here goes... YvonneCa  Jun-16-08 12:59 PM   #0 
  - My empathy lies with the families of the 4100  proud2Blib   Jun-16-08 01:01 PM   #1 
  - And why are we missing SO MUCH NEWS while the repetative drone goes on about him?  havocmom   Jun-16-08 01:03 PM   #3 
  - exactly  shanti   Jun-16-08 01:06 PM   #4 
  - I agree about perspective...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:57 PM   #41 
  - Somehow, I can't help but doubt that...  TreasonousBastard   Jun-16-08 01:08 PM   #6 
  - i am not sure i agree he wasn't a monster  proud2Blib   Jun-16-08 01:10 PM   #8 
  - Word UP TB-  Bluerthanblue   Jun-16-08 01:22 PM   #12 
  - Peace...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 02:00 PM   #44 
  - "Empathy doesn't come with strings or price tags on it. ..  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 02:00 PM   #43 
  - Exactly  Xenotime   Jun-16-08 01:19 PM   #10 
  - It's not...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:31 PM   #16 
     - And I have said many times my sympathy lies with them  proud2Blib   Jun-16-08 01:40 PM   #26 
        - I know...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 02:02 PM   #45 
  - There is great empathy for his family.  BushDespiser12   Jun-16-08 01:03 PM   #2 
  - Do you think they would...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:32 PM   #17 
  - Many people confuse criticism with grave dancing.  Vickers   Jun-16-08 01:07 PM   #5 
  - look right here in this thread- He's called a "monster"- and held  Bluerthanblue   Jun-16-08 01:37 PM   #21 
     - Not everyone...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 04:31 PM   #53 
  - I'm sure a lot of us were holding our tongues out of respect...  Hardhead   Jun-16-08 01:09 PM   #7 
  - I agree that some were...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:33 PM   #18 
     - Oh, so you think he was a great journalist?  Hardhead   Jun-16-08 01:37 PM   #20 
        - Bill Moyers...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:48 PM   #35 
  - when the 'big picture' gets blurry, it can be too easy to find some example of 'clarity'...  islandmkl   Jun-16-08 01:17 PM   #9 
  - What about the humanity of the thousands of Americans and Iraqis who have died?  notsodumbhillbilly   Jun-16-08 01:21 PM   #11 
  - Those who loved...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:38 PM   #23 
  - If you haven't seen the empathy here for them- the rage and the  Bluerthanblue   Jun-16-08 01:42 PM   #31 
     - My post was a response to YvonneCA, not a thread addressed to everyone on DU!  notsodumbhillbilly   Jun-16-08 03:23 PM   #51 
        - The world can read what you write....  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 03:45 PM   #52 
  - I am just tired of the entire NBC crew crying on our shoulders  liberal N proud   Jun-16-08 01:22 PM   #13 
  - I think...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:40 PM   #25 
  - I agree with you. In time we can discuss his shortcomings but not  Cleita   Jun-16-08 01:27 PM   #14 
  - "It's the decent thing to do"...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:41 PM   #27 
  - OH THE HUMANITY!!!  Swamp Rat   Jun-16-08 01:29 PM   #15 
  - I'm Sitting At My Desk Sobbing Swampy  Binka   Jun-16-08 01:42 PM   #28 
  - I wonder when I will see my cousin again.  Swamp Rat   Jun-16-08 01:59 PM   #42 
     - Ben Wonders When He Will See V Again?  Binka   Jun-16-08 02:03 PM   #46 
  - Bingo!!  proud2Blib   Jun-16-08 01:42 PM   #29 
  - Hey there, Swamp Rat...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:42 PM   #30 
  - Thank you.  Swamp Rat   Jun-16-08 01:55 PM   #40 
     - We Democrats...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 02:04 PM   #47 
  - Where were you when LBJ died?  wvbygod   Jun-16-08 01:46 PM   #34 
  - None of your goddamn business.  Swamp Rat   Jun-16-08 01:54 PM   #37 
  - Indeed the Humanity Swampy-  Bluerthanblue   Jun-16-08 01:54 PM   #38 
     - It's never too long...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 02:06 PM   #49 
  - Well, I guess we need some Empathogen then. Anyone got any X? n/t  Wiley50   Jun-16-08 01:36 PM   #19 
  - Got any empathy...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:43 PM   #32 
  - Posted this in another thread  ProSense   Jun-16-08 01:38 PM   #22 
  - Thanks...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:44 PM   #33 
  - It all depends on the person. Do I need humanity and empathy when mrbush or cheney dies?  uppityperson   Jun-16-08 01:39 PM   #24 
  - You've got it backwards...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 01:54 PM   #39 
  - i have complete empathy for his family -- but he was no saint of journalism.  nashville_brook   Jun-16-08 01:50 PM   #36 
  - Well YvonneCa-  Bluerthanblue   Jun-16-08 02:04 PM   #48 
     - "I sincerely believe- people will come to see how much there is that connects us...  YvonneCa   Jun-16-08 02:12 PM   #50 
 

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