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There are “nitpickers” and then there are “unprecedented nitpickers” from Politico.com

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Politico is, if anything, right of center, especially on things “Obama”!

So it shouldn’t have surprised me that Ms. Carol E Lee should have devoted so many words to discussing the comparative application of “unprecedented events” by the WH under Bush 43 and the current incumbent Obama 44.

But what a drag! I only mention it here because it seems so Politico, even quoting of all people Karen Hughes, the most ardent keeper of the GWB claim to fame!

 

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2009/11/29 at 09:04

Trivial ideas reported as news

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Modern political definitions of the West

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A Ms. Malec is quoted in this morning’s NY Times Front Page as saying on her return to the US by air from Great Britain, “It’s a new way of life”.

I don’t quite understand what these words really refer to; the long wait to get on the plane in Heathrow, no carry-on luggage, new threats to long distance air travel, or just more chaos in her life. Surely the conditions for long haul air travel are really a fraction of most lived life in this Western World.

Or will the NY Times editors have us believe that Ms. Malec’s thought is representative of how we feel today or how we should feel. Focusing on this “war on terror” psychosis just feeds the electoral hopes and plans of right wing politicians, who for some odd reason will have us “dumb” voters believe that they can “guarantee our physical security” better than those awful liberals!

All of these notions are noxious and trivial. Why are they put front and centre by MSM?

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2006/08/11 at 06:49