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Zavulon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:24 AM
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I defy you to look at this headline without laughing or rolling your eyes.
Seriously, tell me if you were able to do it.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jul/22/johnmccain....
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Delphinus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:38 AM
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1. Couldn't!
It was like you knew my exact reaction! I read it, shook my head, and rolled my eyes!
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MrModerate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:45 AM
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2. Well, I chortled in a superior sort of way . . .
And then made a "puhhhhh" noise, dismissively, and and a "kggh, kggh, kggh," sound while waving my splayed fingers near my jaw.

Fairly typical response from me when encountering acid-tinged irony in real life.
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Joe Chi Minh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:56 AM
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3. Why, sometimes even President Bush gets a bad press. Anne Coulter, too!
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 05:57 AM by KCabotDullesMarxIII
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:58 AM
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4. But you see, This is what the right wing has done for years
They have called it the "liberal media" for years al while the media has been the right wing attack dog.

They have done this projecting so effectively that so many Americans falsely believe the media is liberal.

Just more of the same shit we have seen from the GOP and they just proclaim it louder when their man is down.

Fucking whiners!
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timtom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:21 AM
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5. Slightly different flavor:
Mentally screamed "No DUH!" while shaking my head w/slight trace of sardonic smile.
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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:27 AM
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6. Well I agree with the headline.
They do have a bias toward Obama. Poor McCain can't attract news coverage to save his life. Even the RW radio pundits spend most of their time talking about Obama and can't hardly bring themselves to yap about McCain. Probably because he reminds everyone of leftovers that have been in the back of the fridge for 3 months.
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Rue Donating Member (210 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:15 PM
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12. Can you blame them?
Obama can actually carry an audience and keep people's interest. Naturally, the media will cover the candidate who will get them the most ratings and readings. It's sad but true.

(No, I couldn't stop myself from laughing.)
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AmyCamus Donating Member (371 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:15 PM
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16. I agree with it too. And it's about freaking time!
Honest reporting KNOWS there isn't always two equal sides to an issue.
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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:19 PM
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18. I wouldn't call it "honest reporting"
To be honest, I think the media is following Obama around just desperately hoping for him to royally screw up and they all want to be there to catch the train wreck on film. I don't for one second believe any of the MSM is in his corner.

But yes, a diverse throng of attractive people out in the hot sun screaming like Beatles fans makes for much better TV than 2 wrinkly white guys in a golf cart. :)
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shadowknows69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:27 AM
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7. Holy shit it's Zavulon!!!
Sveta kicked your ass with that bus yo! Watching "Day Watch" now lol.
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Zavulon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:10 PM
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11. Yep, she got the best of me...
...but I walked away with the kid. The balance of power will soon tilt in my favor! MWA-HA-HA-HA!
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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:43 PM
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14. I do so want to read the third book
Soon...
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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:31 AM
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8. Hmmm! Do I sense a bit of "whining" coming from the McCain campaign.
Maybe it's just all in your mind, johnny boy!
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:34 AM
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9. Meanwhile CBS edits McSame's interview
to spare him another major gaffe. Ah well!
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gasperc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:35 AM
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10. his bitch is the Good press, if it was bad press
we wouldn't hear a whisper
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DearAbby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:36 PM
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13. Ooooooops


sorry, couldn't do it
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:12 PM
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15. No problem.
Why was I supposed to laugh?
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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:50 PM
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17. Predictable, in my view
The SECOND Obama starts to get favorable press, the whining begins.

It'll happen again.
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Courtesy Flush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 09:23 AM
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19. And he only knows half the story
If he ever discovers the internets he'll see WAY more pro-Obama stuff!
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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 09:32 AM
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20. I did, but only because I've read that hed a hundred times in the last few days
It's common knowledge now, isn't it?

Riding the catapult...
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