Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

Posts tagged You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means

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Um…

I don’t even know where to begin. There’s just SO MUCH FAIL.

Actually, I’m going to look at the “angry liberal mob” claim. Here’s liberal and conservative leanings as tracked by Gallup polls:

Liberals had an uptick, yes, but to 22 percent. That’s about one in five people. President Barack Obama received 52.9% of the vote and 365 Electoral College votes. By contrast, John McCain received 45.7% of the vote and 173 Electoral College votes.

So…

Who the hell voted for Obama?

Don’t blame the independents, either. Of those who describe themselves as “purely independent”, 79% lean moderate to conservative. I’d say the angry liberal mob is a myth.

As for the rest, insert point about record corporate profits, off-shoring, bailouts and golden parachutes approved under Obama, tax cuts for the rich approved under Obama, corporate loopholes kept in place under Obama, a reminder that Republicans have basically cockblocked all the things since 2009… etc. - all things I’ve discussed in depth before.

In conclusion,

(Source: twitter.com)

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