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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #71)

Mon May 28, 2012, 12:01 AM

74. I know there are plenty of more damaging examples out there but I've seen it firsthand too.

Remember when Martha Stewart went to jail? During that time I had offhand conversations with lots of conservative acquaintances and they always wanted to steer the conversation to Martha Stewart. It kept coming up.

They were jubilant over the fact she was going to get locked up. I'd talk about lax enforcement, widespread malfeasance and the fact very few others have been jailed over the same type of behavior. None of that mattered. It was all about Martha getting nailed and them laughing about it.

Every time the exchange seemed to end with some paraphrase of 'you just don't get it'.

The thing is I did get it.

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