Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

July 27, 2004

by J

Snarky Saletan

Saletan is trying to do the blog thing from the convention and inadvertently revealed with what disdain and condescension he, like too much of the rest of the press, holds the American people:
"Strength and wisdom are not opposing values," says Clinton softly, and to my amazement, the convention hall erupts. People are standing and clapping. I thought the dig was too subtle—and the lesson too profound—to come across. But in this building, everyone gets it. We'll find out three months from now whether the folks at home agree.
Well, gosh-golly-gee and sho' nuff, Papa Will! We dumb 'Murkins might be just too blockheaded to figger out what Papa Bill was sayin'! Thanks ever so for noticing that sometimes, after we scratches our heads a bit, we unnerstands what suttle and profownd things smaht people like youze and Preznit Clinton say! We'll do our best to try and keeps up, okay?

Honestly. I hate the media.
Posted by J at July 27, 2004 05:15 PM

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