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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-02-07 07:14 PM
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76. But, oh, Alcibiades did it best to describe what he did!
That was a great description and translation, it was so informative and inspired.

I got a lot of information from it and it also told me what to look out for in rap music (and not try to do what Rove did, that imbecile!).
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  -The Politico: Some Offended by Rove Rap DeepModem Mom  Apr-02-07 11:46 AM   #0 
  - It was just plain creepy -  waiting for hope   Apr-02-07 11:48 AM   #1 
  - CREEP - Y  helderheid   Apr-02-07 11:50 AM   #4 
     - AHAHAHAHAHA!  originalpckelly   Apr-02-07 12:01 PM   #20 
  - I was one of the offended  CatWoman   Apr-02-07 11:48 AM   #2 
  - Me too, WTF was he trying to do??? Dracula music is more his beat  opihimoimoi   Apr-02-07 11:53 AM   #8 
     - Well, it wasn't HIS idea. It was that lame "NO POLITICS ALLOWED" two 'entertainers' they hired  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:00 PM   #19 
     - A Rove set up??? He practiced those moves...clearly obvious...I don think he was "Plucked" from the  opihimoimoi   Apr-02-07 02:03 PM   #49 
        - Oh, total NONSENSE. If it were a setup, they would have done A BETTER JOB.  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:08 PM   #63 
           - LOL, ya give him too much credit re"They would have done a better job"  opihimoimoi   Apr-02-07 10:27 PM   #92 
     - Opi shoots!! He scores!!  CatWoman   Apr-02-07 01:21 PM   #42 
        - The World of BushCo has been reduced to a small Fort...Bush hiding in the Bunker  opihimoimoi   Apr-02-07 02:06 PM   #52 
  - It was lame. Anything other than pointing and laughing shows the press's weird  underpants   Apr-02-07 11:49 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-07 12:13 AM   #97 
  - I'm trying to put myself in other peoples shoes, but...  Sammy Pepys   Apr-02-07 11:51 AM   #5 
  - this is exactly the kind of feelings Politico and Drudge are trying to incite  ComerPerro   Apr-02-07 11:56 AM   #14 
  - I'm with you. It was a bit creepy, certainly stupid, and if it did anything, it DIMINISHED the  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:02 PM   #21 
  - I just have a problem with people who treat blacks so abysmally  CatWoman   Apr-02-07 01:25 PM   #44 
     - Good point.  quantessd   Apr-02-07 02:40 PM   #56 
     - "uncool, stick-up-their-ass white people"  Sammy Pepys   Apr-02-07 02:41 PM   #57 
     - Good, let actors make the movies then. We don't need federal officials "rapping"  Bluebear   Apr-02-07 02:43 PM   #59 
     - This was not a federally funded event. It was a private club having their annual party.  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:45 PM   #66 
        - Sorry, I think it's disgracefully improper. "Those WMD's must be here somewhere! HAHAHAHAHA!  Bluebear   Apr-02-07 06:55 PM   #71 
           - Well,, that happened at the White House Correspondent's Dinner.  MADem   Apr-02-07 07:52 PM   #84 
              - Yes, I am a "so-called progressive" and horribly intolerant.  Bluebear   Apr-02-07 08:12 PM   #85 
                 - Whatever. Suit yourself. NT  MADem   Apr-02-07 08:20 PM   #89 
     - "Entire movies have been made around it."  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 06:09 PM   #64 
        - And neither were those two IMPROV idiots. NT  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:46 PM   #67 
           - suuuuuure.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-02-07 06:47 PM   #68 
              - Suuuuure? Jesus, you're pretty accusatory. Those two guys are from that IMPROV TV show  MADem   Apr-02-07 07:33 PM   #82 
     - Hunnnnh????? Since when is Rap "Black Owned" anymore???????  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:29 PM   #65 
  - Lord almight i just watched that  bryant69   Apr-02-07 11:52 AM   #6 
  - Why do people keep quoting "Politco"?????  devilgrrl   Apr-02-07 11:53 AM   #7 
  - yeah, its propaganda  ComerPerro   Apr-02-07 11:55 AM   #12 
  - Because the TEE VEE does it!!!!! And that's because they don't fucking know any better.  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:03 PM   #23 
  - I was offended because these are serious times, and the main  wienerdoggie   Apr-02-07 11:54 AM   #9 
  - I share your view. It was as offensive as B*'s search for WMD's. ....n/t  WiseButAngrySara   Apr-02-07 11:59 AM   #18 
  - Yes...  Zookeeper   Apr-02-07 02:07 PM   #53 
  - well said!  TexasLawyer   Apr-02-07 12:05 PM   #24 
  - You've never seen that annual event before? Did you see the Colbert skewering?  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:16 PM   #26 
  - With the showdown in Congress looming over the war, and Rove  wienerdoggie   Apr-02-07 12:25 PM   #29 
     - Well, it's an insider thing. It isn't really FOR 'us'--it's for the press.  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:41 PM   #34 
        - You know, I don't watch the show and would not say anything  rebel with a cause   Apr-02-07 01:06 PM   #41 
        - I'm sorry, I think these are separate issues. Personally, I think most movies suck, but I wouldn't  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:53 PM   #70 
           - I don't have a newspaper subscription nor  rebel with a cause   Apr-02-07 07:20 PM   #80 
              - Look, I said I think the two matters are SEPARATE issues. You can't squish them together and make  MADem   Apr-02-07 08:19 PM   #87 
                 - Okay, whatever. We are not going to agree on this at all.  rebel with a cause   Apr-02-07 11:56 PM   #96 
                    - I guess not.  MADem   Apr-03-07 09:55 AM   #101 
        - Somehow I can't see anyone in FDR's Admin advocating pulling heads off "small animals" like Rove did  KoKo01   Apr-02-07 02:09 PM   #54 
           - But that comparison is irrelevant. There's no RULE that says that the  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:57 PM   #72 
  - Precisely!  zidzi   Apr-02-07 07:14 PM   #77 
  - so, basically politico is RW bullshit and propaganda, then?  ComerPerro   Apr-02-07 11:54 AM   #10 
  - It was up there with "no WMDs under this table." nt  valerief   Apr-02-07 11:54 AM   #11 
  - Rove is offensive, period.  The_Casual_Observer   Apr-02-07 11:56 AM   #13 
  - What is OFFENSIVE to me is the reaction of the press corps...  jackstraw45   Apr-02-07 11:56 AM   #15 
  - Overthinking, creepy AND stupid.  MADem   Apr-02-07 11:57 AM   #16 
  - The Gridiron Dinner is a lot of mis-guided self-congratulatory tripe. nt  MookieWilson   Apr-02-07 11:57 AM   #17 
  - I have seen a lot of rap performers on TV and darn I never ever ever  Bitwit1234   Apr-02-07 12:02 PM   #22 
  - It was absolutely a modern-day minstrel show  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-02-07 12:06 PM   #25 
  - Great post -- thanks for reposting. nt  DeepModem Mom   Apr-02-07 12:21 PM   #27 
  - Well, it doesn't come close to burning crosses ...  TahitiNut   Apr-02-07 12:37 PM   #32 
  - To be fair to Rove, who is NOT a fair person himself, it was NOT his idea.  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:45 PM   #37 
  - Do you think he just did his "rap" off the cuff?  dbaker41   Apr-02-07 02:04 PM   #50 
     - You clearly didn't watch the show. He did NOTHING. He said THREE words  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:06 PM   #62 
        - what is it with these heavy handed media types in D.C.?  CTyankee   Apr-02-07 07:45 PM   #83 
           - They were going for inocuous, painless, 'safe'  MADem   Apr-02-07 08:44 PM   #91 
  - Wow, Alcibiades, for an ancient Greek you really know your rap!  CTyankee   Apr-02-07 04:13 PM   #61 
     - He only said three words--Em Cee Rove. The other old fools did the rest. NT  MADem   Apr-02-07 06:59 PM   #73 
        - But, oh, Alcibiades did it best to describe what he did!  CTyankee   Apr-02-07 07:14 PM   #76 
           - I differ with the characterization.  MADem   Apr-02-07 08:39 PM   #90 
  - Take away that last word  Cabcere   Apr-02-07 12:25 PM   #28 
  - Oh, come on. Lighten up.  NCevilDUer   Apr-02-07 12:32 PM   #30 
  - I don't think it was offensive.  cat_girl25   Apr-02-07 12:32 PM   #31 
  - Which was a good thing. It chipped away at his thin veneer of invulnerability. NT  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:42 PM   #35 
  - rove is a popsicle man.  rebel with a cause   Apr-02-07 12:54 PM   #39 
  - My feeling-  la la   Apr-02-07 12:39 PM   #33 
  - Brad Sherwood and Colin Mochrie did the left a great service  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Apr-02-07 12:44 PM   #36 
  - Wow, how refreshing! Someone who gets what really happened there!!  MADem   Apr-02-07 12:47 PM   #38 
  - nah, they were just whoring themselves out for a paycheck  ComerPerro   Apr-02-07 10:38 PM   #93 
     - Only the congenitally wealthy escape that fate  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Apr-02-07 11:40 PM   #94 
        - true, but they could have really made a statement if they wanted to  ComerPerro   Apr-02-07 11:46 PM   #95 
           - They aren't political satirists like Colbert  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Apr-03-07 12:39 AM   #99 
              - if you want to think that, whatever works  ComerPerro   Apr-03-07 12:44 AM   #100 
  - Color me stupid  Rosemary2205   Apr-02-07 12:58 PM   #40 
  - He is a foul tub of lard.  Ninja Jordan   Apr-02-07 01:22 PM   #43 
  - My first thought on seeing it (other than Rove is a pig) was  Vinca   Apr-02-07 01:28 PM   #45 
  - what I found offensive was Dave Gregory and other  antifaschits   Apr-02-07 01:40 PM   #46 
  - They were both plucked out of the audience as well.  MADem   Apr-02-07 07:04 PM   #74 
  - I'm always offended when a**holes think their being funny. n/t  Faux pas   Apr-02-07 01:47 PM   #47 
  - The Rethuglican-media complex has this down to a science.  kerstin   Apr-02-07 01:57 PM   #48 
  - When are humans going to learn? ALL COMEDY IS OFFENSIVE!  slampoet   Apr-02-07 02:05 PM   #51 
  - Cruelty to chickens, that. And FRUIT ABUSE!!!! Can't have THAT! NT  MADem   Apr-02-07 07:05 PM   #75 
  - I Was Deeply Offended!!!  maxrandb   Apr-02-07 02:16 PM   #55 
  - Exactly. n/t  kerstin   Apr-02-07 04:06 PM   #60 
  - Self-delete  Azathoth   Apr-02-07 07:16 PM   #78 
  - Ya mean like - With our soldiers in harms way, dying, getting dismembered,  paparush   Apr-02-07 02:43 PM   #58 
  - It was aesthetically offensive, but is it necessarily racist to ridicule rap?  Bucky   Apr-02-07 06:48 PM   #69 
  - The only offensive thing about it was that Rove wasn't wearing an orange prison jumpsuit n/t  Azathoth   Apr-02-07 07:17 PM   #79 
  - Dee dee dee.  Rex   Apr-02-07 07:20 PM   #81 
  - Stop!  Bluebear   Apr-02-07 08:13 PM   #86 
     - I was wondering what the Dee dee dee ruling would be here in GD.  Rex   Apr-02-07 08:20 PM   #88 
  - I was offended b/c it was so bad!  liberalpragmatist   Apr-03-07 12:32 AM   #98 
 

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