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To: nickcarraway

That’s sweet.

NPR patting Boehner on the head and saying...”Good boy. Now roll over.”


29 posted on 12/08/2012 3:43:00 PM PST by moovova
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To: moovova

That’s sweet.

NPR patting Boehner on the head and saying...”Good boy. Now roll over.”
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More like “.....Now bend over.”


38 posted on 12/08/2012 4:44:16 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: moovova; AnonymousConservative
There's a little more to it than that, at least from my reading. Notice the bias of the "expert" that the reporter brought in? It's the typical court-historian bias. A "great" Speaker becomes "great" by accumulating power. Boehner stands out in that expert's eyes because he's increased his power, not diminished it, over the course of his term.

Now, what would happen if a Tea Party Speaker accumulates such power?

Give that court-historian bias, the NPR lefties would be in a quandary. On the one hand, they'd want to knife the guy. But on the other hand, their court-historian side would incline them to sing the guy's praises and even lick his boots. After all, their metric of success is power, isn't it?

There's a good chance they'd end up stumbling all over each other, with the head NPRer calling it "balanced."

41 posted on 12/08/2012 5:07:33 PM PST by danielmryan
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