February 23, 2008

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I swear to you, if you listen to what they say in this little mashup by Heather, that's exactly what they're saying, if you belong to the reality-based community, which sadly, leaves out the entire FOXNews viewership.

In discussing the NY Times story on McCain's relationship with lobbyist(s), Billo wants McCain to confront the media's politics of destruction because he's disgusted, disgusted, I tell you!, by how low the media has sunk. Anyone have a mirror for Mr. O'Reilly?

Okay, so you say, go after your opponent, rather than the media, which a lot of people don’t even care about. Alright, I wanted to get your… you know, ‘cause I’m so angry with…and it’s personal with me, because obviously I’m in the profession. You know it would be personal with you too if you see corruption in politics when you were Speaker of the House. You get…I …I am so disgusted with American journalism right now in this country. It is so corrupt, it is so massively corrupt and such a violation of the privileges the Founding Fathers have given us in the media. I can’t tell you how sick to my stomach I am. So I’m probably…I’m probably clouded by that.

I agree, Bill. The violation by the media on FOX has made me nauseated more than once as well. Contract On With America architect Newt Gingrich is similarly blessed with a complete lack of self-reflection when looking at how McCain could appeal to voters: by rejecting the governing that Newtster implemented with McCain for the last 25 years. Who said irony was dead?

O’REILLY: Because the phenomenon is that some Americans feel that they have never been represented by the white guys of privilege, who have been President. Now I wouldn’t call President Clinton that, he certainly wasn’t a guy of privilege. And then they see a guy who they believe is going to be more concerned with them than politics as usual. And that’s what your book is about. And I think that’s why your book a huge bestseller for you because you do say we have to get away from what we’ve had for the last 30 years in this country, right?

GINGRICH: Yeah, I think that’s the biggest challenge for Senator McCain. I wrote Real Change to outline the scale of change we really need and I think if you look at it, step by step, we have a platform with the American people in there that has absolute support by Democrats, Republicans and Independents and the objective fact is the average American is not happy with where they are, they want a different energy strategy, a different education strategy, a different health strategy and that will require real change.

I don't know about you, but it sounds to me like Newt doesn't think we want McCain (aka Bush 2.0). The platform he's espousing sounds...oh I don't know, almost Democratic, doesn't it?

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