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To: Berlin_Freeper

One of the great things about Rush is that he is civil 97.9% of the time. Is that not a path to success?

Following that, would you deny that a lot of the posts on the “Wall to Wall Russert on Morning Shows” and “Tim Russert’s Testimony Sent Scooter Libby To Jail” were ad hominem attacks and illogical arguments? Not all, but there sure were a lot.

I don’t “make it a habit” but standing by while people take this forum and use Kos-ite/DU- style attacks tends to bother me.

Sarcasm, exaggeration and hyperbole are all common methods of making points but you must agree that to say there is something seemingly pathologically wrong with people when they say in regards to Russert’s death (and within hours of the announcement) “Didn’t like Russert at all. What’s with FReepers sudden adoration of people like Paul Newman, Tim Russert, even Ted Kennedy in his illness? Sheesh. Conservatives are off their rocker.” Or “Russert was the master of subtlety when it came to furthering the DNC agenda... and questioning GOP motives.” Or, “I always thought of him as a typical Drive By Media - DNC mouthpiece.” And, my personal favorite: “Anyone who watched him knew he was a Leftist propagandist about 90% of the time.”

If I’m reading this stuff, how wonderful would it be if Obermann, Mathews, Blitzer, Combs and Co. began to read this crap on the air?

BTW: The “15 posts and no prayers” was a true observation. It was on of those things that makes me go “Hmmmm?”


23 posted on 06/16/2008 7:30:42 AM PDT by PurpleMan
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To: PurpleMan
Thanks for the reply.

I see, you make “true observations” while others are dirty about it.

Personally, I thought it was a new low to bash people in a tragic thread because no one happened to post your required prayer, especially when people are trying to deal with perhaps the shock of the flaming images they were looking at or simply are not the prayer type person.

I noticed prior to that thread your readiness to criticize other FReepers and when I saw your instinct to attack FReepers for a prayer rather then just post one yourself it became memorable.

That's why now I notice this new en mass attack, using an article about Buchanan and turning it into an attack on FReepers in threads about Russert. Excuse me but that is really bending over backwards to get an attack in, excuse me again... I mean a “true observation”.

Democrats are blue, Republicans are red, you are purple. Do you spend equal time on DU with “true observations” against Democrats? Or did you think you can keep at it and no one here would notice?

24 posted on 06/16/2008 7:53:07 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Vote For McCain But Trust In The Lord.)
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