The next time the far right starts going on and on about how liberal the Washington Post is, after I clean up the vomit, I'll direct them to this article:
Happy Days Are Hers Again -- By Dana Milbank
Thursday, October 4, 2007
"CLINTON NEARLY READY FOR HER CORONATION," the New York Post informed us yesterday. Almost correct.
But it must be working for her. The new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that a nostalgic two-thirds of Americans look back with approval on Bill Clinton's work as president -- double the 33 percent who approve of President Bush. That nostalgia may help to explain her surge in the polls.
. . . The Chicago Tribune, Obama's hometown paper, on Tuesday handed Clinton the royal robes, labeling her "inevitable" and "presumptive." Yesterday, Post media critic Howard Kurtz bestowed on Clinton the scepter, writing that "the media have collectively decided that the wife of the 42nd president is the inevitable nominee."
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All this seems to me to reek of sour grapes. And an attempt to get people to turn away from her by constantly bringing up talk about a monarchy.
I wonder if he was sounding the same drum during Dubya's first run.
But, it's so much easier to pander to people's fears than to look at the issues, don'tchaknow.