[FoRK] Challenge for McCain critics

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Thu Aug 28 11:32:55 PDT 2008


On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>
> On Aug 28, 2008, at 1:14 PM, Luis Villa wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 2:04 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Aug 28, 2008, at 10:53 AM, Luis Villa wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Michael Cummins <michael at i-magery.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> But it is clear that they have brought McCain back to
>>>>>> the neocon worldview, and not the other way around.
>>>>>
>>>>> Honestly curious.  What prompts you to say that?
>>>>
>>>> Extensive list:
>>>> http://www.thecarpetbaggerreport.com/flipflops
>>>
>>> You clearly -- like many in the reactionary left -- clearly have no
>>> understanding of what a neocon *actually* is and who does / does not
>>> belong
>>> to that club.
>>
>> Or I assumed that it was being used in the loose, colloquial,
>> perjorative sense that is now more common.
>
> It's like the Colbert bit the other night.  You can't just go redefining
> terms as convenient for your polemical purposes.

Language has always changed that way. It is inconvenient, especially
to our hacker minds, but that is how it happens.

Luis (hacker or hacker?)


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