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If they sense bias, for example, they'll snap at it. We know. In this blog alone, we get plenty of email.
"This article cutely but clearly establishes Palin and Karl Rove to be at fault here," Ray writes. "[But] if such a thing had happened to our Lord Obama, it would instantly be considered a hateful, racist attack of the lowest order and the hue and cry for justice would go out across the land."
Bud agrees. In fact, Bud believes we should put more appropriately label our propaganda.
"You forgot to end your article with vote Obama ‘08!" he writes.
Well maybe not. J says we are against Barack Obama. Regarding the week long flap over Obama's use of the phrase, "You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig" we need to blame ourselves. According to J, it's totally our fault.
"Did Obama call Palin a pig? Hmmmm…. nope," writes J. "Where did I get that idea then….. Oh YEAH! From the Christian Science Monitor. They connected two disparate ideas in order to taint the Obama’s words. The Christian Science Monitor made it up."
Apparently not only politicians are flip-floppers. Because going back to last month, Mark uncovers evidence of our support of the Democratic nominee.
"What has me suspicious is the article above apparantly supports Obama as evidenced by the way it “praises” the way the news media and Obama camp came up with it’s nifty one liners," Mark writes.
The writer of "The Vote" blog is obviously a leftist, writes Andy.
"Wow!! nice title you kool-aid drinking left loon Jimmy Orr," he writes on the topic of Sarah Palin departing to Alaska.
Not according to Mike. He knows we have to be behind John McCain.
"For all of those here who are thinking Biden is talking about you, I can actually bet money, HS IS NOT," Mike writes. "I cannot believe CSM even carried this story in this manner because it is not what Biden is saying. But, what do you expect from Jimmy Orr, a one time Bush crony. What the **** would an “Internet Director” do anyways? Play traffic cop in the “tubes”?"
"Judging by the tone of this post, the writer doesn’t seem to condemn the hackers’ actions at all," he writes. "Instead of being portrayed as sleazy hatemongers who engaged in a despicable - and illegal - invasion of personal privacy, the hackers are framed as “gonzo” investigators who uncovered some kind of “Rovian conspiracy."