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January 22, 2013

"Life’s not an alternate history book."

neo-neocon: Beauty in the ear of the behearer

It puzzles me that so much of what I and many others see in Obama, those personal qualities that alarm us, are seemingly invisible to the vast majority of his admirers. It's a bit like the ability to detect PTC by its bitter taste. Some have the trait and some don't.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 22, 2013 12:38 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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It's not a sense. It is that thing that combines all the senses. They're stupid.

Posted by: Casca at January 22, 2013 4:17 PM

I think it is the same way with people who can not see the big government ideology of Bush and Reagan, if you don't want to see it, it is invisible. You want to believe that some politician cares about you.

Posted by: Potsie at January 22, 2013 5:06 PM

No, Potsie, I don't want any politician to care about me. I want all of them to leave me alone, butt out of my life, and especially to get their grubby little hands out of my pockets.

Posted by: waltj at January 22, 2013 6:47 PM

Universal suffrage. Obama got it, we didn't. We still don't. First it changes what an elected official can say, then it changes what he can think.

Posted by: james wilson at January 23, 2013 9:20 AM