Saturday, September 18, 2010

Uh, Kevin? Might wanna blame the people in charge.

Kevin Drum:
I wish Obama and his staff would knock off these kinds of jibes, but even so it doesn't make sense to go this ballistic over a casual remark at a fundraising event. Maybe we should all ease up a bit on this stuff.
First of all, it's not "just a casual remark at a fundraising event." It's "f***ing retarded." It's "the professional left." It's consistent with a pattern of thumbing your nose at your base. All of which is politically stupid a) in your first term, when you're vulnerable; and b) when the country's in shitty shape.

"Knock off these kinds of jibes"? Is he serious?

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