[FoRK] Why Do So Many Republicans Really Hate Obama?

J. Andrew Rogers andrew at jarbox.org
Fri Oct 19 14:07:27 PDT 2012


On Oct 19, 2012, at 12:40 PM, Bill Humphries <whump at mac.com> wrote:
> "Nicolas Cage is in negotiations to topline "Left Behind," a mainstream reboot of the Christian-themed movie trilogy that will mark the first film from Stoney Lake Entertainment, a new production company led by Paul Lalonde of faith-oriented banner Cloud Ten Pictures."


If low-budget movie reboots of popular books actually had political relevance then this would have been a much more entertaining election cycle. 


> You ever get tired of your triangulation stitckt, Rodgers? Must be lonely being the only sensible human on earth. 


Every election cycle, people trot out the same "oh noes!" and prognostications about what-ifs from both parties that never come to pass. After decades of this, a rational person should be embarrassed to use a "this time it is different!" argument for the nth time. You have an unusual definition of triangulation.

Americans are "sensible" in that many dismiss threadbare political hyperbole as obviously lacking credibility. It must be confusing for those people that weave elaborate political models from the same hyperbole.


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