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Bachmann: Obama “First Post-American President”

Craig Stellmacher at TheUptake.org caught Bachmann’s bill-killing rally. Bachmann says “some have called Obama the first post-American president” about 90 seconds in. Watch her eyes for prolonged blinking as she gets really crazy: Word-salad garnished with nontroversy: “Obama…Pelosi…Reid…They don’t represent … Continue reading

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Histrionic Personality Disorder

After checking comments on my latest HuffPo article, Palin-Bachmann Syndrome™, I spotted a news item about Sarah Palin. It seems she was under a misapprehension that the McCain campaign had charged her $500,000 to vet her for VP. The McCain … Continue reading

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Why People Believe Glenn Beck

At Newsweek, Sharon Begley delves into the minds of those who believe crazy things about Obama and finds a phenomenon called motivated reasoning: “Rather than search rationally for information that either confirms or disconfirms a particular belief…people actually seek out … Continue reading

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Krauthammer Invites Palin Cult Fury

I came across this op-ed by Charles Krauthammer on some right wing site: Let’s see if we can have a reasoned discussion about end-of-life counseling. We might start by asking Sarah Palin to leave the room. I’ve got nothing against … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Wacky™ Gives Conservatives Second Thoughts

Why is Sarah Palin suddenly changing the subject? Her latest Facebook missive is a tirade against cap-and-trade legislation. Her “sources” are the Heritage Foundation and her own previous op-ed. She’s going back to the previous fail to change the subject … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann Deconstructed

Sarah Palin’s weekend missive to her Facebook fanatics referred to this speech by Michele Bachmann on the House floor. The video clip is a centerpiece in the Republican smear effort against health care reform. As you might expect, Bachmann is … Continue reading

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DEAR MRS. SARAH PALIN:

DEAR MRS. SARAH PALIN: We regret to inform you that your application for an individual health insurance policy for: TRIG PALIN is hereby: DENIED due to a pre-existing condition and diagnosis of DOWNS SYNDROME “We regret the necessity” of refusing … Continue reading

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Another Palin Trifecta

Sarah Palin came out of her seclusion today to offer up another Trifecta to her Facebook fans. It’s a grand mélange of Teh Crazy™, Teh Stupid™, and Teh Wacky™, all delivered with that trademark of the fringe: the breathless sense … Continue reading

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What Sotomayor’s Confirmation Tells Us About the GOP

We have a new Supreme Court justice. Sonya Sotomayor was confirmed today by a vote of 68-31. The fact that every “nay” vote came from a Republican tells you what is wrong with the Grand Old Party these days. As … Continue reading

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Teh Samsara of Wacky™

Responding to a wave of Teh Wacky™ over health care reform, the White House put the following on its website yesterday: There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to … Continue reading

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Orly Taitz Deconstructed

This being a website of media deconstruction, I have developed a hypothesis that the entire canon of wingnuttia can be distilled into three overlapping and mutually-supporting parts: Teh Crazy™, Teh Wacky™, and Teh Stupid™. Definitions are still somewhat fluid at … Continue reading

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