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November 03, 2009

Too F'n Awesome: CNN Has Its Own Spin to Explain Elections

Remember "Angry White Men" in 1994? Peter Jennings' description of a historic, seismic victory by the Republicans thus: "Today the nation had a temper-tantrum" ?

Via Allah, that narrative is back in full force.

Analysis: Anger, frustration fuel Election Day 2009

Notice it's not dissatisfaction with Obama that fuels this election, his broken hopes, his unfinished changes. No, to call it such would by implication lay the blame of this on Darling Leader's precious head.

Instead, chalk it up to only stupid, intemperate, raging anger and frustration, not anger at any particular thing (like Darling Leader and his trillion-dollar-deficits extending from here to eternity), just blind unreasoning rage at the world, not anyone's fault, really, except these ugly hateful twisted potato-slug-like mutants in the photo, who tend to blame everyone else for their own shortcomings.

Subtle.

Prediction: Newspapers carrying the election results on Page One will not, for once, have Darling Leader's smug face on the cover. They will attempt to distance him from this debacle.

Or else the haters will have won.


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