Chris Matthews on MSNBC called Bush a "hero" and boomed, "He won the war. He was an effective commander. Everybody recognizes that, I believe, except a few critics." He added: "Women like a guy who's president. Check it out. The women like this war. I think we like having a hero as our president. It's simple."
PBS' Gwen Ifill said Bush was "part Tom Cruise, part Ronald Reagan."
On NBC, Brian Williams gushed, "The pictures were beautiful. It was quite something to see the first-ever American president on a -- on a carrier landing."
"He flashed that famous all-American grin as he swaggered around the deck of the aircraft carrier in his olive flight suit, ejection harness between his legs, helmet tucked under his arm, awestruck crew crowding around. Maverick was back, cooler and hotter than ever, throttling to the max with joystick politics." - Maureen Dowd
I still have no idea what BENGHAZI! is about, but I guess this summary is as good as any. Sure, it's nonsensical (Obama never "lied") and makes no sense (the White House and the State Department coordinated the messaging after the attack, not the other way around).
This tweet is an absolutely perfect distillation of the Republican ethos, which is, roughly translated from the original Rand:
Eff you, I got mine.
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"Obama's trying to surpress the military vote in Ohio!" is the focus of one of the latest right-wing ragegasms (see here, here, here and here).
And of course, it's a lie.
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Glad to see the Birther-in-Chief is also a BLS Truther!
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