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April 30, 2009

Surprise: Miss California Getting the Joe the Plumber Treatment

America: Where powerful political leaders are protected by the Enchanted Media (TM), and ordinary citizens are "vetted."

The press asks, and the California pageant group confirms, that she's had breast enhancement surgery.

Like we couldn't tell (see pic at link). And like most beauty pageant competitors haven't had some work.

So what warrants the special "vetting" of Miss California by the Enchanted Media? Gee, I have no idea.

In related news, Nancy Pelosi, aka Granny Rictus McBotoxImplants, has had no plastic surgery whatsoever.

Can the press make it any more obvious that if you cross them on their preferred politics and candidates, they're going to do everything in their power to harm you?

It's creepy. The press is, supposedly, neutral and independent, so their bad behavior should, in theory, not be particularly frightening.

But they are essentially acting as the bullies and secret police -- secret police as in blackmail and public revelation of embarrassing information, not backroom beatings -- of the government.

They're not actually part of the government. But they sure are acting as if they are the government's goon squad. And while the formal separation of government and media goons is there, in practice... well, the true lines between them seem increasingly obliterated.


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