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Friday, July 22, 2016

Sums It Up... One More Time

This is the setting Trump approved for what he called his "humble" acceptance of the Republican Party's presidential nomination.


jimf said...

Rachel Maddow: RNC's Openly-Gay Speaker Peter Thiel A 'Tough Nut'

Brian Williams: And we all know that if death **could**
have been beaten, it would've been George Burns who. . .

Say goodnight, Gracie.

jimf said...

Hey, I didn't know that Antonio Sabato, Jr.
spoke at the RNC:

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Republican National Convention (HBO)
Jul 24, 2016

Be very afraid -- apparently, just modelling (let alone
wearing) Calvin Klein underwear causes dementia!

jimf said...

Newt Gingrich (via John Oliver):

"The current view is that liberals have a whole set
of statistics which theoretically may be right,
but it's not where human beings are. . . As a political
candidate, I'll go with how **people feel**, and I'll
let you go with the theoreticians. . ."

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Republican National Convention (HBO)
Jul 24, 2016

Oliver: He just brought a feeling to a fucking fact fight.
And it's worth taking a moment to seriously consider what Gingrich
was saying there. I think we can all agree that candidates can
create feelings in people. And what Gingrich is saying is that
feelings are as valid as facts. So then, by the transitive property,
candidates can create facts. Which is terrifying, because that
means someone like Donald Trump can essentially create his own
reality, and that is the closest thing to an actual magic spell
I think I've ever seen. And if you're thinking, well, hold on,
eventually reality will set in because, if elected, Trump would
actually have to deal with facts -- well, I'm not so sure about
that. . .

Somehow, I don't think that George Lakoff would be all
that surprised.

Dale Carrico said...

Clearly tight underpants starved his brain of oxygen.

Dale Carrico said...

No rhetorician in the past twenty five centuries would be surprised either.