Skip to comments.GOP won by planting seeds of deception
Posted on 11/28/2004 7:03:33 PM PST by SunkenCiv
What the Republicans did, cleverly, was to establish effective "memes" in the minds of the public and the pundits... Bush became the "winner" of a dead heat, in the midst of an incomplete recount, when a premature victory was declared on her own unnecessary deadline by his Florida campaign co-chairwoman, who also held the crucial post of secretary of state... [I]t was clearly a shameless ploy to slam the door before the election escaped. A meme was born. The other effective GOP meme was the mantra, "we counted, and counted again, and then a third time." These words were chanted by Baker and the other Bush spokesmen until many Americans accepted them as a form of truth, even though it is clear that thousands of ballots were never counted at all. Another successful meme was the assault on the honesty of election judges and the courts in general. They were often characterized by the GOP as partisan crooks, unless their findings agreed with the Bush cause, in which case they were patriots.
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I sorta knew Ebert was a liberal. I never realized he was a Michael Moore-bibly obese psychopath democrat party propagandist.
I sorta knew Ebert was a liberal. I never realized he was a Michael Moore-bidly obese psychopath democrat party propagandist.
Finally got dumped, did he? Gee. Musta been those pesky memes that got the best of him.
As soon as I saw his review of Moore propogandamentory, I knew this clown was a political idiot and his movie reviews need careful reading.
Just in case anyone didn't notice, that was an op-ed that Ebert wrote in 2000.
I'm sorry, why is this movie critic writing professionally published pieces on electoral politics?
If he wants to spew nonsense on subjects beyond his bailiwick, let him get a blog, like everyone else in the world.
Oh sure, now you tell me it was written in 2000! :-)
I suggest this title as 'bogus garbagus'. Anyone who understands Darwinian notions would readily realize that it is not about 'planting the seed' but rather what was killed or eaten as to allow the seed to mature and drop in the first place.
Bush became the "winner" of a dead heat, in the midst of an incomplete recount
Nature does not recount anything, it is the sum of the parts.
He trashed Michael Moore.
I saw that. I didn't know he'd been dumped though, that must have happened more recently?
He hasn't been. Just my blowin' out the candles.
"Ann Coulter accused the Democrats of being "delusional nutcases," called the Florida Supreme Court "power-mad lunatics," and found that the Democrats had crossed the "fine line" between "typical Democrat lies and demonstrably psychotic behavior."
That sounds about right. What film is this Roger is talking about? When did he become a political pundit. The Dems. were far more active about floating false memes. Republicans pretty much just had to sit back and watch them implode. I don't understand how Rober can see this.
Bullshit. Gotta call bullshit.
61 million Americans shouted down Michael Moore, Roger Ebert, Bruuuuuce "pissing on the flag" Springsteen, Noam Choad Comsky, Ralph Nader, Dan Ratherbiased, Petah Jennings, et al....
The Rats tried to pull the wool over Americans' eyes with lies about a non-existent draft and other Goebbels inspired poppycock (BS).
Pull my post. I don't care. Horseshit needs to be called out as such. Roger Ebert is a "progressive" socialist and turns thumbs down on movies he doesn't agree with politically even though he "claims" that he would never do such.
Media Schadenfreude and Media Shenanigans PING
He became a pundit after Siskel died. He never would have been this outspoken.
Gene was always there to reign him in. Now his partner works for the same paper (and writes more leftist whiney crap).
Dopey Roeper won't even watch Little Rascals shorts (A) because they are black and white and (B) because they are "racist".
Meanwhile the films that criticized Moore's film and his technique were not so well reviewed (if at all).
I wholeheartedly agree.
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