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(25,860 posts)
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:25 PM Mar 2018

You all know what's going to happen...

Eventually we are gonna get a Democrat into the Office of the President. It will be a joyous moment and we will be shouting and smiling and high-fiving and relieved and celebrating and having parties and generally being very very pleased that we are finally rid of this orange-u-tan.

And then it's going to happen: the MSM is going to collectively announce that it was "somewhat" culpable for the allowance of a sociopathic liar to nearly-destroy the fabric of the United States so they will assert that a new day has dawned: to wit, that every statement of the new Democratic President will be analyzed and torn apart syllable by syllable to ENSURE that this never happens again. They will institute "He/She is a Liar tonight because..." segments on the news and it will be incessant. Any call of unfairness or over-reaction to minor twists of pure verity will be answered by retorts of "we cannot let this happen again".

Now here's the best part...

After the Democrat is torn limb from limb rhetorically, the new Republican President will be the beneficiary of liberalized rules because the MSM will issue a mea culpa that they overreacted to the 45th President whose name they will not even utter (see History Lesson #39457 in re: Bush/Cheney as unmentionable).

It's the Political Cycle of Life.

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You all know what's going to happen... (Original Post) PCIntern Mar 2018 OP
Um. cwydro Mar 2018 #1
Oh so do you think that the hypocritical MSM treatment of Democrats PCIntern Mar 2018 #2
Of course I dont. cwydro Mar 2018 #3
You know... PCIntern Mar 2018 #4
If you want to do something about the Sherman A1 Mar 2018 #6
to be fair Skittles Mar 2018 #5
Absolutely... PCIntern Mar 2018 #7
I think the OP is saying it will be turned up to 11 after the orange menace is extinguished ProudLib72 Mar 2018 #8
Yes...exactly. PCIntern Mar 2018 #9
well, it should have been turned up to 11 after Dubya Skittles Mar 2018 #10
Yes and I'll tell you what's almost worse: PCIntern Mar 2018 #11
YES X 1,000,000!!!! ProudLib72 Mar 2018 #12
I have seen people starting to give Dubya a pass Skittles Mar 2018 #13


(25,860 posts)
2. Oh so do you think that the hypocritical MSM treatment of Democrats
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:30 PM
Mar 2018

versus Republicans is OK? Because this is what they do and have done routinely.



(51,308 posts)
3. Of course I dont.
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:34 PM
Mar 2018

But I’m not prepared to go diving into a pessimistic rabbit hole, which is at this point still in the future.


(25,860 posts)
4. You know...
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:38 PM
Mar 2018

it can't hurt to reflect upon the stupidity of the MSM and to anticipate their shortcomings. It is time we are not Pollyannaish anymore and do it the way the Rethugs do it: no mercy no negotiation no quarter. By pre-empting their shenanigans perhaps they will think twice prior to their BS. Then again, if we just say that we are being pessimistic or too mean or too vicious, then we will lose once again.

Just my opinion...

Sherman A1

(38,958 posts)
6. If you want to do something about the
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:54 PM
Mar 2018

breathless breaking news 45 minutes of The Candidate just ate a cheese sandwich for lunch, I think the best thing to do is to turn them off and encourage everyone you speak with to do the same.

It's infotainment, not journalism or even news reporting.


(154,037 posts)
5. to be fair
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:52 PM
Mar 2018

Democrats are always held more accountable - especially women and POC - most of all, women of color


(25,860 posts)
7. Absolutely...
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 08:55 PM
Mar 2018

just imagine any of the Trump scandals perpetrated by a Dem, particularly the Russian sedition or Stormy Daniels...all programming would be infinitely and indefinitely pre-empted. I mean, they've been talking about a blowjob for what seems like a million years....


(25,860 posts)
9. Yes...exactly.
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:00 PM
Mar 2018

But typically, the point anyone of substance tries to make around here is stifled and diluted by some manner of, well, something. I see it in so many threads or comments initiated by many of the old-timers here who have sustained this site for many years.


(154,037 posts)
10. well, it should have been turned up to 11 after Dubya
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:04 PM
Mar 2018

but NO ONE held BUSH INC accountable - for ANYTHING

that very much helped to pave the way for WORSE


(25,860 posts)
11. Yes and I'll tell you what's almost worse:
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:06 PM
Mar 2018

The MSM allowed Limbaugh and his ilk to bill themselves as Entertainers and somehow slip the chains of responsibility for lying through their teeth and being agents provocateurs.


(17,984 posts)
12. YES X 1,000,000!!!!
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:13 PM
Mar 2018

There are about 60 million people in this country who need to be held accountable. They need to learn that they royally fucked up voting for the turd and that they have no business ever saying anything negative about a Dem ever again. That starts with imprisoning tRump, his family, and all his cronies. Get rid of hate radio and Faux Nooze. Force all the white nationalists back into their hidey holes. There are a hell of a lot of things that need to happen, and no more forgiving this shit!

Dammit, Skittles, you got me all riled up mentioning Bush!


(154,037 posts)
13. I have seen people starting to give Dubya a pass
Sun Mar 11, 2018, 09:17 PM
Mar 2018

do they realize that people are dying EVERY DAY because of his sick, warmongering ass? FUCK THAT NOISE.

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