July 12, 2010

The Surreality-Based Community

Hatched by Dafydd

This quotation, at the very end of an ABC News article, is a real jaw-scratcher:

"We have to close the enthusiasm gap," NAACP president Ben Jealous said in an interview with the Associated Press Friday. "The danger of the Tea Party is that people see them and think about periods in history when groups like them were much more powerful than they are now, and so a lot of what we spend energy doing is explaining to people what reality is, and that the reality is that the majority from 2008 still exists."

Uh... whatever you say, Jealous Ben!

(The thrust of the article is that the NAACP is gearing up to launch a campaign against the Tea Party popular front, accusing it of being utterly racist to the core. Of course, if I even typed the full name of the NAACP, they would accuse me of being racist to the core; so what do I know?)

Hatched by Dafydd on this day, July 12, 2010, at the time of 11:18 PM

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The following hissed in response by: LarryD

I see another blow-up-in-their-face moment developing. And they'll probably never understand why.

The above hissed in response by: LarryD [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 13, 2010 11:45 AM

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