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  •  The MSM wants this to be true. (4+ / 0-)

    Because uh...

    I guess it'll stimulate the economy or something.


    I don't blame Christians. I blame Stupid. Which sadly is a much more popular religion these days.

    by detroitmechworks on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 03:24:51 PM PDT

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    •  Because they... (2+ / 0-)
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      * Want it to be a horse race? Almost as unlikely as "stimulate the economy."

      * Are afraid some gun nut will off them? Possibly, in some cases.

      * Still believe that it will benefit the rethugs, and whatever benefits the party of least taxation benefits them? That's my crudely reductionist inference.

      "Think of something to make the ridiculous look ridiculous." -- Molly Ivins

      by dumpster on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:26:38 PM PDT

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    •  The MSM wants this to be true (3+ / 0-)
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      because its conventional wisdom; which means their job is easy: just follow the formulaic narrative.  

      Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds. --Elie Wiesel

      by a gilas girl on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 08:06:32 PM PDT

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