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  •  It's all in the manner that it's done. (1+ / 0-)
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    NASCAR coverage is fine. But when ten million badly written post-'04 election opinion pieces suddenly incorporate at least one reference to it, it's some glaringly obvious pandering.

    Remember how Maureen Dowd "reported" Kerry's bogus "who among us doesn't love NASCAR?" quote? I have no inherent aversion to NASCAR. It does drive me apeshit when "NASCAR" is invoked as a symbol for the evangelicals, southerners and whomever else "won" the 2004 election for Bush.

    "I told them on Inauguration Day. I said look into my eyes: no new enhancements." - President Johnny Gentle (Famous Crooner)

    by Johnny Gentle Famous Crooner on Fri Jan 04, 2008 at 12:05:01 PM PST

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    •  What's really funny (0+ / 0-)

      is that Giuliani had never been to a NASCAR race until last year. He went to Daytona during the summer race and struggled to try to sound like he knew something about racing.

      Here is Fred Thompson making fun of Rudy and Mitt wooing NASCAR fans:

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