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To: Cincinatus' Wife

What a surprise! Don’t hold your breath on it!

No - the media won’t call him on it - the media will keep on tanking for the future president because he is sooo eloquent! He has them mesmerized (dictionary: spellbind: enthralled, hypnotized)!


26 posted on 11/07/2008 1:45:08 PM PST by Anita1 ("The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Edmund Burke)
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To: Anita1
> the media will keep on tanking for the future president because he is sooo eloquent <

I'm not so sure. Did you hear the comments from Evan Thomas and Jon Meacham that Rush played today? These two MSM bigwigs are already talking about The Big 0 as being "creepy."

The media love an enthralling narrative. They love to tell a story about a politician's exciting climb to glory, they marvel at his hubris, then they love to see him fall. It's great drama. With only a little exaggeration, one might say this oft-practiced media riff echoes the tragedies of Euripides!

(Though of course, the narrative sometimes becomes a melodrama instead of a tragedy. But I digress.)

Conclusion:

I fully expect the MSM eventually will enter a "tear down" phase in their coverage of The 0ne.

My main question is, How long will it take? As regards Pres. B.J. Clinton, I seem to recall that the tear-down began with his expensive haircut on the runaway at LAX, and it intensified during Hilary's healthcare fiasco -- although it didn't reach true fever pitch until the Monica revelations in early 1998.

So based on the Clinton precedent, I won't be a bit surprised if the MSM gives Big 0 some very rough treatment NLT the year 2013.

(Maybe too late to block 0's re-election in 2012. But at least it should help the 'Pubs make a respectable come-back in 2016!)

97 posted on 11/07/2008 2:33:06 PM PST by Hawthorn
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