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June 29, 2017

"Are You Throwing Up Scarborough's Fare? Well, Sean Hannity Has Just the Tonic"

Let me just say straight away, that I'm not really a fan of Sean Hannity. To me, he just doesn't have the intellectual heft of Mark Levin or Rush Limbaugh, nor the cutting wit and gravitas of a Mark Steyn. Obviously, YMMV. That said, I appreciate that he's a decent, honest guy who really does "fight the good fight" with taste and class (his partnership with the late ultra-lib Alan Colmes is testament to that) and in so doing, reaches an audience that is second in size only to Limbaugh's.

And then, there's Joe Scarborough. Having started off his career as a backbencher Republican congressman from the Florida Panhandle in '94, Joe's political career highlights include essentially nothing. Considering people like Hillary Clinton managed to go a lot further with the same record is neither here nor there. Actually, I take that back. Joe Scarborough did manage to achieve some notoriety in a similar fashion to the Clintons.

While the media was obsessed with Chandra Levy, another congressional staffer was found dead in then-representative and current MSNBC talk-show host Joe Scarborough's office. Unlike Gary Condit, Scarborough got a free ride from the press.

In [sic] the morning of July 20, 2001, the body of Lori Klausutis, who had worked as an aide to Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough for approximately two years, was found in Scarborough's Fort Walton Beach, Florida, office.

But I digress . . .

In the years since his completely forgettable stint stalking the halls of Congress, Scarborough began a similarly forgettable career as a political analyst and talk-show host on both radio and television. He's ostensibly billed as "a conservative" which to the media means being the stooge/target for the rest of the panel to hurl insults at as well as the example held up for the rest of us unwashed lumpenproletariat to emulate.

Since Obama was in office his tone has grown more shrill and hostile towards conservatives and like the rest of the media, the election of Donald Trump has caused him to go over the edge. He has no intellect. He has no arguments. He cannot string more than four or five monosyllabic words together into some form of sentence, and that's probably because he inherited Soledad O'Brien's earpiece. Now, I'll admit that I've done quite a bit in my day in order to get laid, but not changing my politics and behaving like a 5-year-old in the supermarket when momma refuses to give me a quarter for a gum ball.

Yesterday, having had enough of the vile, irksome, tedious, puerile bilge emitted from the cake-hole underneath his beady crustacean-esque orbits, Sean Hannity had had enough.


Does it have the wit and panache of Mark Steyn? Not by a long shot. That said, it really is a sad state of affairs when our national discourse has turned into an exchange of artillery fire (albeit rather one-sided) between two TV personalities. Over the past few decades, our culture has devolved into one that is coarse and vulgar. But, as a great man once said, "deeze are da conditions dat prevail" and you use the rhetorical weapons you have to get your message across.

Joe Scarborough, like most of those in the media and the Democrat Party, have the intellectual agility of a small soap dish. And what's worse for them they don't have the arguments and facts on their side. So, it's hurling insults and vulgarity at maximum volume, or it's the Pro-Fa Anti-Fa using bike locks and now semi-automatic rifles to win their arguments.

Finally, I think a majority of heretofore uninvolved Americans plus those that get most of their news from the Fake News Networks and TMZ are seeing this and they are not finding it pretty.

Hallelujah.

PS: Thanks to Mr. Peebles and Jane D'Oh for the story tip.

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posted by J.J. Sefton at 11:35 AM

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