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March 07, 2009

"Republican" Otters Console Nation: "You Fucked Up. You Trusted Us."

A recap of stuff that's been hashed and rehashed, but, in case you missed it:

Jennifer Rubin on Buckley, Brooks, and even Maureen Dowd (!!!?!!?) expressing buyer's remorse over their bright, shiny new Messiah.

Peter Robinson on a point so moronically obvious even I made it:

The elite journalists, I repeat, got Obama wrong. The troglodytes got him right. As our national drama continues to unfold, bear that in mind.

And if you think Maureen Dowd is a good "get," how about Chris Matthews sighing in exasperation about Obama's broken promise to excise earmarks from the budget, or Whoopi Goldberrg suddenly realizing it's not fair to overtax the rich?

I don't think these people are terribly influential. But they are representative of a certain kind of liberal-leaning voter who is, nevertheless, not in favor of leftism or radicalism, suddenly waking up to the fact that they been had. Bamboozled. Run amok.

As Obama -- the non-radical pragmatic centrist -- frequently said on the campaign trail, quoting the equally non-radical pragmatic centrist Malcolm X.


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