Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Ken Mehlman is Ugly!

Here's another perfect example of what is wrong with the "traditional media". On Sunday morning Republican Party Chairman, Ken Mehlman called Hillary Clinton "angry". He went on to say:

"I don't think the American people, if you look historically, elect angry candidates. And whether it's the comments about the plantation or the worst administration in history, Hillary Clinton seems to have a lot of anger."

This is a typical ploy from the right. Throw out some "swiftboat" style attack on a political enemy. It's par for the course. We all expect it.

But what the media does with it is appalling. I personally saw three TV news programs that did stories or had discussions yesterday where they asked the question "IS HILLARY TOO ANGRY TO BE PRESIDENT?" Not only did they do the stories but they teased them over and over before they got to the segments. GOP mission accomplished!

All of this planted by a political enemy - and, the TV producers and newspaper editors just act like sheep and go with it. A better story might have been - why is the GOP so worried about Hillary that they are taking shots two years before the next presidential election?

Here is my suggestion for the next big story - IS KEN MEHLMAN TOO UGLY TO CONTINUE AS GOP CHAIRMAN?


  1. They are worried about HIllary, but they are probably equally worried about other Dems, all of whom have reason to be angry, and will have even more reason to be angry come 2008!

    They are trying to set up the 2008 presidential election as "The Happy Party" against "The Angry Party."

    They have also used this strategy in other venues. Witness the Repugs syrupy questioning of Alito and Gonzales, and their frequent comments about how they (Republicans)have good manners while the Democrats don't!

    Of course, since few Americans will share in the reasons they are happy, this is a particularly questionable strategy!

  2. Maybe would should run with -

    Republicans the Fat, Dumb & Happy Party!

  3. Giraffe4:24 PM

    Maybe we shouldn't call them Republicans anymore. They don't deserve that name. It shows too much respect.
    You can't call them fiscal conservatives for sure.

    Just call them The Fascist Party. When you look that up, it describes them perfectly.