From the daily archives: Thursday, September 11, 2008

Latest quinnipiac poll has Barack Obama leading John McCain 49 to 44 – a five point lead up from a single point lead in the last poll.

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You want to play the ‘take things out of context’ game, bitches?

We can play that one too…

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Eric pointed me to
this piece by Roger Ebert last night. It’s short and to the point and definitely worth reading.

He makes the observation that your average American likes Sarah Palin because she is like them: poorly traveled, lacking an ivy league education, etc. Average Americans like her for the same reason they like the contestants on American Idol: because they think “that could be me up there.”

And his reason for not liking her is the same reason I think a lot of us don’t like her: because WE don’t want to be up there. […]

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Matt Damon’s take on Palin

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I post this not because it’s Matt Damon, celebrity. I post it because it’s amusing (in a “I can’t believe this is happening” kinda way), and because it echos my sentiments pretty much exactly.

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