Monday, July 12, 2021

Shot, Chaser, Meta-Chaser


"In. a matter of mere months, Joe Biden has brought this country to the brink of ruin." That's Stephen Miller, of course—the alliteration tells the tale. The Edgar Allen Poe of political speechwriting, in more ways, perhaps, than one.

Part of the answer should be obvious: you have to really want to believe it.

And then maybe "believe" isn't exactly the right word—

and if you think that's revealing, check out this one:

Listen to the crowd! They love it! Trump really earns the laugh, too, because it's practically a George Carlin joke, dangerous: the professional "conservatives" in the CPAC audience all know it's true, but it's the thing they dare not say. And the timing is perfect.

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