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July 14, 2004

Evan Thomas: Liberal Psychic

"There's one other base here, the media. Let's talk a little media bias here. The media, I think, wants Kerry to win and I think they're going to portray Kerry and Edwards I'm talking about the establishment media, not Fox. They're going to portray Kerry and Edwards as being young and dynamic and optimistic and there's going to be this glow about them, collective glow, the two of them, that's going to be worth maybe 15 points." -- Evan Thomas, Newsweek

Well, now. Apparently Evan "Dead Zone" Thomas can see the future by touching liberals:

If you can't read that headline, it's "Kerry's Bet on Edwards and the Politics of Optimism."

Oh, and in "web-exclusive commentary," we have this unpredictable analysis as well: Campaign Paragon: John Edwards has morphed into an almost-perfect candidate. And his sunny outlook is infecting Kerry, too.

Hmmmm... sunny outlook, almost perfect, paragon.

Wasn't some Yoda-like Newsweek writer just telling us that Kerry-Edwards would be portrayed as "dynamic," "optimistic," and "with this glow about them"?

Whether psychically attuned to the future or else simply having inside information about his own liberal magazine and the liberal mindset generally, credit Thomas for having the integrity to admit the blindingly obvious.

The Liberal Media is Smitten Update: Check out MyPetJawa's run down on the media's barrage of valentines in John Edwards' direction.

Give the liberal media credit: Unlike that abused enlistee in Full Metal Jacket, the liberal medai do have the common courtesy of providing a reach-around.


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