The Discerning Texan

All that is necessary for evil to triumph, is for good men to do nothing.
-- Edmund Burke
Friday, August 29, 2008

The Reality: "The Speech" vs. the Media Hype

Peggy Noonan, herself one of the greatest living political speechwriters, has a brilliant moment on MSNBC MSDNC; not so much by discussing the vacuity of what Obama actually did--or more accurately did not--say (e.g. she ignored the typical State of the Union litany of fuzzy ideal outcomes like "we will provide ivy league education for every child...", "prosperity for all", yada yada...), but rather on the media's mighty attempt to make the reality of Obama's stern-and-bordering-on-angry, yet substance-free speech live up to all the hype that preceded it. What follows was too much to evan allow the Obamanites on the set of MSNBC MSDNC to keep a straight face. Great stuff, courtesy of Ace):

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DiscerningTexan, 8/29/2008 04:38:00 PM |