Daily Archives for February 21, 2012

February 21, 2012

Reasonable men, redux

TweetIn response to my earlier post on the firing and suspension of ESPN employees over the use of a common idiom, deadrody — momentarily turning his indignation for my support of big government phony Santorum into indignation for my move … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 21, 2012

“Gallup: Women Give Santorum 10 Point Nod Over Romney”

TweetSure. But what kind of women? Prigs, probably. Bluenoses. Moral scolds. Chicks who worry more about showing a little ankle than about showing compassion for the inner-city single Mom who started life at a disadvantage because of her skin color … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 21, 2012

Obama, paraphrased: Gas prices are going up because the economy is strengthening, and global demand for oil in increasing

TweetMe, in response, also paraphrased: @$3# you. Liar. And yeah, we know that you — and probably Bill O’Reilly, because like you he’s a phony populist — will try to divert attention from the effect your policies have had on … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 21, 2012

The cycle of political life

TweetWell, now. Our friend Rick Moran seems to think Santorum’s long-term primary chances are trending toward the good given the former Senator’s ability to pull in lunch-pail Democrats throughout the rust belt — an argument you all heard here months … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 21, 2012

“Romney suddenly closes on Santorum in Michigan”

TweetSee what a little hard work, a dedicated SuperPac, millions of dollars in orchestrated negative, deceptive attack ads on your opponents, and a willingness to sell your soul for votes can do for you? A great lesson for the kids.  … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 21, 2012

What would a group of reasonable men think?

TweetAt ESPN, the answer –  after consulting publicists and doing a cost-benefit analysis — is to publicly roll over show their bellies.  Whereas me?  I think that this is precisely how we surrender language to those who would presume to … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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