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Twilight Zone Week (Limbaugh nails it)
Creators Syndicate ^ | September 7, 2012 | David Limbaugh

Posted on 09/06/2012 3:03:02 PM PDT by jazusamo

The Democratic National Convention is an elaborate effort to sanitize a failed record that cannot be rehabilitated, even by the glib sophistry of former President Bill Clinton.

President Obama has often lamented that it is not that his performance has been inferior but that he has failed to fully explain the wonders of it all in terms we bitter clingers can grasp.

It's not that his policies are misguided or that they've yielded objectively horrendous results; it's that he just hasn't figured out a way to condescend far enough to our level to make us understand. The convention gives his team one last chance to put his theory to the test and change our misperceptions.

Charlotte, N.C., is a desperate Hail Mary to turn Obama's ears into a silk purse. Unfortunately for Democrats, it involves a series of contradictions.

On the one hand, it is an orchestrated charade to depict his disastrous record as a striking success, and on the other, it's a simultaneous admission that it is a failure — a failure caused solely by dastardly Republicans. By day, it is an embarrassing freak show, with speaker after speaker exhibiting contempt for traditional American values, and by night, it is toastmasters cunningly presenting the Democratic Party as the guardian of those values they've spent the entire day trashing.

The daytime and early evening speakers are angry, loud caricatures eerily redolent of Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream," hand-picked to feed the frenzy of the malcontented base. The prime-time roster features more polished figures — Julian Castro, Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton — carefully selected to present a reasonable and winsome face to the American public. But as the Democrats don't have a deep enough bench to fill all the prime-time slots, they are forced to — or happily choose...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: davidlimbaugh; democrats; dncconvention; dncplatform; obama

1 posted on 09/06/2012 3:03:06 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo
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2 posted on 09/06/2012 3:04:14 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Bump :-)


3 posted on 09/06/2012 3:06:35 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: gorush

Et tu, Burgess

LOL!


4 posted on 09/06/2012 3:09:08 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: gorush

Right actor, but wrong episode.

To me, the very best episode of The Twilight Zone stars the same actor, Burgess Meredith, and it is called The Obselete Man.

When I watch that episode, it makes me wonder if Mr. Serling could see the future.


5 posted on 09/06/2012 3:13:03 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: jazusamo

“turn Obama’s ears into a silk purse”

To compare a closet muslim’s ears to a pig would insult them.

Just sayin’


6 posted on 09/06/2012 3:17:37 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: jazusamo
failforward2012
7 posted on 09/06/2012 3:18:31 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

8 posted on 09/06/2012 3:21:02 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: chris37

I’d like to see that one (again...don’t remember it) but this was my favorite. Burgess Merideth is a lowly bank teller in danger of losing his job because he is caught reading when he should be working. He escapes into the vault at lunch to read when the nuclear attack occurs leaving him as an unlikely survivor. He finds a hardware store and retrieves a gun and is ready to end it all when he sees the ruins of the library and realizes he is in nirvana...until he reaches over to pick up one more book when his glasses fall off and shatter...and now he can’t even find the gun again. It was a fabulous episode.


9 posted on 09/06/2012 3:21:11 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Burgess Meredith was in many Twilight Zone episodes. He was truly a great actor.


10 posted on 09/06/2012 3:21:20 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: chris37

I’ve seen it - looks like it’s out there to be seen

Twilight Zone: The Obsolete Man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA2f4J9uV7s


11 posted on 09/06/2012 3:21:20 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: gorush

above


12 posted on 09/06/2012 3:23:21 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: smoothsailing

A most appropriate slogan for Zer0. :-)


13 posted on 09/06/2012 3:24:24 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: F15Eagle

Thanks.


14 posted on 09/06/2012 3:24:34 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Nateman

Excellent! Thanks, Nateman.


15 posted on 09/06/2012 3:27:02 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: chris37; F15Eagle

Ah, yes...I remember it now.


16 posted on 09/06/2012 3:27:23 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: jazusamo
Charlotte, N.C., is a desperate Hail Mary to turn Obama's ears into a silk purse.

Brilliant!

17 posted on 09/06/2012 3:29:39 PM PDT by cardinal4
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To: gorush

The Twilight Zone is truly some of the very best television ever produced. Mr. Serling was a genius, and I’m going to go out on a limb and say that based on some of his stories, he was a conservative.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 3:33:50 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: F15Eagle

ROMNEY Wordsworth!


19 posted on 09/06/2012 3:36:25 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (What Clint Said !!!)
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To: gorush
Spoiler alert, dammit! Geez!


j/k
20 posted on 09/06/2012 3:43:00 PM PDT by fr_freak
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To: gorush

Is that the episode where he drops his glasses and steps on them?


21 posted on 09/06/2012 3:48:26 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: F15Eagle

Thumbs Up


22 posted on 09/06/2012 3:53:33 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes
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To: Churchillspirit

Yup...I don’t recall if he stepped on them, might have. But his dreams were shattered as well.


23 posted on 09/06/2012 3:55:20 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Churchillspirit

Wonder if he could get those britches hitched up any higher?


24 posted on 09/06/2012 4:15:34 PM PDT by tatown ( FUMD, FUAC, and FUGB)
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To: jazusamo
On the one hand, it is an orchestrated charade to depict his disastrous record as a striking success, and on the other, it's a simultaneous admission that it is a failure — a failure caused solely by dastardly Republicans. By day, it is an embarrassing freak show, with speaker after speaker exhibiting contempt for traditional American values, and by night, it is toastmasters cunningly presenting the Democratic Party as the guardian of those values they've spent the entire day trashing.



25 posted on 09/06/2012 4:38:07 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (At the end of the day, you have to worship the god who can set you on fire.)
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To: chris37
Mr. Serling was a genius

At the very least, a visionary...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6sjUvCQl6k

26 posted on 09/06/2012 4:40:49 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: chris37

The Obsolete Man caught my attention a few weeks back, and it didn’t help because the man’s first name was “Romney.”


27 posted on 09/06/2012 6:04:57 PM PDT by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: tenger

Wow!

You know, I’ve seen that about 10 times or so now, and I didn’t know that at all.

I just remember the chancellor always saying “Mr. Wordsworth”.

Now it seems even more prophetic...I am really quite astonished, thank you for pointing this out to me!


28 posted on 09/06/2012 7:15:15 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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