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Old 12th March 2019, 09:34 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Garrison View Post
US deficit at a 10 year high after all Trump's promises to reduce it, deafening silence from our resident Trumpistas. Argument over whether obscene graffiti about AOC exists and suddenly they all have an opinion they just have to share.
It's not silence from the Trumpistas, it's noise.

Not, as they would have us believe, just a few guys yukking it up at the expense of a "progressive" reporter. It's not even remotely funny. Their mirth is a strained pretense.

No, I'm not going to post a picture of a "strained pretense", but if I did, it would look like a cross between a mule and an elephant, straining to pull a primitive wooden-wheeled cart up a hill with Trump's bloated bulk sitting at the back of the cart, dragging his feet, choking a button-eyed Hillary doll.

But the most pathetic part of the picture would be the phalanx of Trumpkins following the cart. Tombstones in their eyes.
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Old 13th March 2019, 06:19 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
The circles were too close together
Were they....Corn circles?

Oh, crap.
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Old 13th March 2019, 06:21 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
She's all yours, mate.
I'm sure whoever you think is attractive will have had a bad picture taken that's available somewhere on the internet.

I wonder what it is about some people and their AOCDS.
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Old 13th March 2019, 06:36 AM   #44
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I wonder what it is about some people and their AOCDS.
My god, man. Don't you see?! She is slightly more liberal than the average Conservative-Centrist Democrat of these days! What a horrid concept that a single slightly socialist person has been elected to congress! How could representative Democracy do such a thing!!!

Now excuse our local conservatives as they ignore or gush over the existence of the Freedom Caucus...oooh! Looks like today's caucys schedule calls for more buttkissing of Trump! Better get a new chapstick!
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Old 13th March 2019, 02:04 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by angrysoba View Post
I'm sure whoever you think is attractive will have had a bad picture taken that's available somewhere on the internet.

I wonder what it is about some people and their AOCDS.
I read a comment saying that she could eat an ear of corn through a picket fence.
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Old 13th March 2019, 02:19 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
I read a comment saying that she could eat an ear of corn through a picket fence.
She looks pretty attractive to me. But who gives a damn what she looks like? She's a congressperson not a potential bed mate.

But if that is the measuring stick, she beats 99 percent of her colleagues IMV. I mean really, how many of you are looking at Mitch McConnell and saying "You got to get you some of that"?
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Old 13th March 2019, 02:23 PM   #47
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My god, man. Don't you see?! She is slightly more liberal than the average Conservative-Centrist Democrat of these days! What a horrid concept that a single slightly socialist person has been elected to congress! How could representative Democracy do such a thing!!!
Sounds truthy enough, but doesn't actually explain why David Corn tagged in AOC on that tweet. That's the actual topic here: Nation editor David Corn's cringeworthy obsession with AOC.

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Old 13th March 2019, 06:06 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Sounds truthy enough, but doesn't actually explain why David Corn tagged in AOC on that tweet. That's the actual topic here: Nation editor David Corn's cringeworthy obsession with AOC.
David Corn's? Is his the only cringeworthy obsession with AOC we are worried about here? I don't read the Nation. I don't do Twitter. I don't see or care about his interests. I do notice the cringeworthy obsession with AOC by other parties who have to post about her where I do participate, though.
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Old 13th March 2019, 06:20 PM   #49
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David Corn's? Is his the only cringeworthy obsession with AOC we are worried about here?
It's literally the topic of the thread and the incident cited in the OP.

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I don't read the Nation. I don't do Twitter. I don't see or care about his interests.
And you don't have to participate in this thread, if it's not your interest.

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I do notice the cringeworthy obsession with AOC by other parties who have to post about her where I do participate, though.
Do you have a point that's actually relevant to the topic of this thread?
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Old 13th March 2019, 06:29 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
It's literally the topic of the thread and the incident cited in the OP.
That isn't an answer to the question. To repeat: "Is his the only cringeworthy obsession with AOC we are worried about here?"


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And you don't have to participate in this thread, if it's not your interest.
Thank you for that permission. I am interested in discussing the cringeworthy obessions with AOC, though, which is why I'm participating.


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Do you have a point that's actually relevant to the topic of this thread?
If the topic of the thread is cringeworthy obsessions with AOC, yes, I do.
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Old 14th March 2019, 02:00 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
That's the actual topic here: Nation editor David Corn's cringeworthy obsession with AOC.
Is he obsessed with her? You've presented 2 tweets by him. I don't think that really qualifies as an obsession.

You've posted more about Corn here than he's tweeted about Ocasio-Cortez, as far as I can tell from the evidence presented, and you did so while indulging in the "poetic license" of imagining him in a romantic situation. Would it be fair to conclude that you have a "cringeworthy obsession" with Corn? Or would more evidence be required before we could safely come to that conclusion?
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Old 14th March 2019, 04:05 AM   #52
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I'm still trying to wrap my head around the mechanics of this. theprestige reposts Corn's twitter feed so that people will see it. He has to repost, because people aren't looking at the twitter feed itself. People aren't looking at the feed because they find it uninteresting to look at. theprestige expects people to be grateful to him for showing it to them anyway.

hattip to theprestige for the interesting angle
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