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December 30, 2011

Successful Failures of 2011

"Speaking of protest, consider the Occupy Wall Street movement. Not since the Hebrews killed themselves at Masada has there been a group that more obviously won by losing. Of course, the Jews at Masada were freedom fighters battling Roman imperialism. The Occupy Wall Streeters think they’re fighting imperialism when they throw a tantrum about having to pay their debts."

"Let us not forget the Republicans, whose feckless squad of A-Team candidates stayed on the bench for fear of joining the mosh pit of cannibalism the primary has become, setting the stage for a potential loss in 2012 that not even Charlie Sheen will be able to spin as a victory." --2011: You Can’t Win for Losing - Jonah Goldberg

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 30, 2011 8:54 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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