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  • Selling Stupidity (Idiots listen to Beck, Hannity, Limbaugh and Palin) [Another Doozy!]

    10/05/2010 12:34:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 90 replies
    Nolan Chart ^ | October 5, 2010 | Joel S. Hirschhorn
    In trying to understand how so many Americans adore people like Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh I have come to this critical understanding: Poorly educated, terribly informed, intellectually deficient and downright stupid people need idols. They feel angry, frustrated, ignored, cheated and disillusioned by so much going on in American society. They find the emotional, political and philosophical rants by talk show, loud mouth celebrities matching and justifying their feelings. Of course, those celebrities work hard to fan the flames of all that unhappiness and discontent, and also perpetuate ignorance. They sell stupidity to gullible dummies,...
  • Throwing the book at 'em - Al Franken's best-seller out to prove the right is wrong

    10/14/2003 12:42:10 AM PDT · by garmonbozia · 25 replies · 264+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | October 14, 2003 | Erika Gonzalez
    Al Franken is literally breathless. He's talking a mile a minute and sounding like a kid who's just arrived home victorious after a schoolyard brawl. And in a way, he has. Franken's just learned that his book, the controversial, Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, has unseated Bill O'Reilly's tome atop the best-seller list of The New York Times. "We're very, very happy here today. I was No. 1 for the first five weeks and then he had it last week - for that one bright, shining moment of Camelot,"...