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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 05:22 AM
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I'm Not Weeping; It's an Allergy (Dick Cavett)
Edited on Sat Jan-24-09 05:22 AM by struggle4progress
January 23, 2009, 10:00 pm

... I felt bad when George Bush was booed.

But only briefly. My sympathy for that man has a half-life of about four seconds ...

“You have to feel sorry for him,” someone cooed. “No. You do not!” I shouted at the screen ...

His brief discomfort “sitting there” can’t have been less endurable than the discomfort of the young soldier describing on the news how he watched helplessly as his gut-shot buddy bled to death on the sands the smirking Texan sent him to ...

http://cavett.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/01/23/im-not-weepi...
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1776Forever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 05:27 AM
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1. This comment is more personal for some then others. All of us can agree it is true.
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elleng Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 05:29 AM
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2. WUNDERBAR!!!
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JohnnyLib2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 08:22 AM
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3. Syntax is back!

Nice piece. Thanks for posting.
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 09:15 AM
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4. One of THE most telling paragraphs about why bush** should not be
forgiven I've ever read:

<snip>

His brief discomfort “sitting there” can’t have been less endurable than the discomfort of the young soldier describing on the news how he watched helplessly as his gut-shot buddy bled to death on the sands the smirking Texan sent him to.

<snip>



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