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Indigent Donating Member (89 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 01:57 PM
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WHAT MAUREEN HEARD! Maureen Dowd heard a very bad word–a word she used to employ
September 16, 2009:

"Dowd writes, and “thinks,” like an eight-year-old child. And this year, she’s on Obama’s side! Translation: She has stopped comparing him to Scarlett O’Hara; she has stopped referring to him as “legally blonde.” She no longer derides him as a “debutante”—or even as a “starlet.” And she has even stopped calling him boy! She no longer derides him as “America’s pretty boy.” She no longer calls him the “golden boy”—or the “wonder boy,” or “the Boy Wonder.” She no longer invents imagined dialogues in which Hillary Clinton calls Obama a “glib pretty boy.”


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"Maureen Dowd doesn’t do policy! She simply decides whose side she is currently on, then starts to dream and imagine. For years, she imagined things which savaged Big Democrats, helping send George Bush to the White House. (In November 2000, she imagined Candidate Gore before a mirror, singing “I Feel Pretty.” Two days later, Florida voted.) Now, she imagines quite different things—but she remains a cosmic idiot. A society whose major columnists “reason” this way will always be one whose have-nots—and whose average people—are looted by corporate elites."


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All through the 1990s, Dowd was imagining things that killed liberal interests. Now, she imagines things which please your team. But a country with fools like this in charge will always be owned by big corporate interests. Silly boys like Josh will sing Dowd’s praise—and the PayPal donations will come rolling in. No one will note how odd it is that the unspoken word she heard last week is a word she herself used to aim at Obama! After all, that was then—and this is now! On the web, we brain-dead liberals now have our latest distraction!


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Note the way Dowd’s tiny mind “supports” its racial thesis:

DOWD (9/13/09): For two centuries, the South has feared a takeover by blacks or the feds. In Obama, they have both.

The state that fired the first shot of the Civil War has now given us this: Senator Jim DeMint exhorted conservatives to “break” the president by upending his health care plan. Rusty DePass, a G.O.P. activist, said that a gorilla that escaped from a zoo was “just one of Michelle’s ancestors.” Lovelorn Mark Sanford tried to refuse (some of) the president’s stimulus money. And now Joe Wilson.

Note what Dowd does in that passage. In the middle of her Three Prior Examples, she positions a fairly obvious case of blatant racial insult. But like the screaming dimwit she is, she sandwiches it between two other recent events—events which plainly would have occurred if President Obama were white."


http://dailyhowler.com/dh091609.shtml
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:28 PM
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1. bob and maureen should sit down and have a few drinks....
maybe if they get drunk enough they`ll admit they are just a couple of cheerleaders
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Berry Cool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 05:32 PM
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2. The second I saw these quotes, I knew it was Bob Somerby again,
defending his old college roomie Gore again, with his unique brand of venom.

*yawn*
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Indigent Donating Member (89 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:15 AM
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3. He defended Obama and Hillary, too
Defended Obama from the racist "boy" term that Dowd used, and now condemns.

And wouldn't you defend Gore against made-up "Love Story" lies too? Or Dowd's fabrication that he said "i FEEL PRETTY"?
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Joe Bacon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:12 PM
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4. Bob Somerby is telling the truth about Whoreen Dowd.
Until that liar apologizes for all the garbage she dumped about Al Gore, The Clintons and General Clark, she can go to hell.
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burning rain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:10 PM
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5. Dowd just rephrases media conventional wisdom with more verve.
Bo-o-oring!
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