Thought I’d tune into the presidential debates tonight, seeing as I’ve been getting almost all of my political news second or third-hand lately. Managed to make it through about five minutes before giving up in disgust.
Mr. Mcain: Shut up about Joe the fucking plumber, I want to hear about your policies. Are we really going with strategy-by-AM-talk-radio-host? Really? Do you want to maybe take a minute and reconsider that?
Mr. Obama: "John McCain wants to give tax breaks to Exxon" is technically true the way bible college students are technically virgins. I can play rhetorical parlor tricks too! Watch this:
Is that really the level of discourse you want this political process to be on? Really?
I give them both a grade of FAIL–
I couldn’t agree more. I was just referencing your analogy this morning because it think it expresses very clearly the kind of manipulation that is going on.
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