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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 4:22 pm    Post subject: Congress Reply with quote

So, I'm watching some sort of bowling craziness on CBS, and I've got to say:

The United States Bowling Congress is now my most favored of the congresses.
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Speaking of Congress, from our good friend, golf announcer David Feherty:

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"Despite how the conflict has been portrayed by our glorious media, if you gave any U.S. soldier a gun with two bullets in it, and he found himself in an elevator with Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Osama bin Laden, there's a good chance that Nancy Pelosi would get shot twice, and Harry Reid and bin Laden would be strangled to death."
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mchicken wrote:
Quote:
"Despite how the conflict has been portrayed by our glorious media, if you gave any U.S. soldier a gun with two bullets in it, and he found himself in an elevator with Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Osama bin Laden, there's a good chance that Nancy Pelosi would get shot twice, and Harry Reid and bin Laden would be strangled to death."


I'm really not sure how to interpret this. Is he just very Republican and (therefore?) disloyal to the US, or is he implying that all US soldiers are Republican and (therefore?) disloyal to the US?
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jaster wrote:
mchicken wrote:
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"Despite how the conflict has been portrayed by our glorious media, if you gave any U.S. soldier a gun with two bullets in it, and he found himself in an elevator with Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Osama bin Laden, there's a good chance that Nancy Pelosi would get shot twice, and Harry Reid and bin Laden would be strangled to death."


I'm really not sure how to interpret this. Is he just very Republican and (therefore?) disloyal to the US, or is he implying that all US soldiers are Republican and (therefore?) disloyal to the US?


Feel free to figure that out if you want:

http://mediamatters.org/blog/200905080016

I don't think you have to be disloyal to the US to want to do what he described, by the way.
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The problem is that he, like everyone who speaks in public, are so overly deferential about the military (even when it isn't relevant) that any criticism of what he's saying turns into "you don't support the troops."

I find pretty much every part of that column to be, at best, asinine.

... also, shallow and pedantic.
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah he's not very bright, I just thought it was a funny and extremely inappropriate quote.
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