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  •  Very nice but Dean didn't make a mistake. (2+ / 0-)

    Fox News took a one second clip, played it endlessly and then it made its way to CBS etcetera and, for about two weeks, we had the spectacle of all America watching an endless loop of a brief guttural roar that was devoid of any content whatsoever. It took Dean out which is what the corporatists wanted. They feared him most. Being enthusiastic was not a political mistake. He was "sampled" and that sample was played endlessly.

    British Petroleum: I think that means it's foreign oil.

    by Bensdad on Wed Sep 08, 2010 at 09:58:14 PM PDT

    •  the reaction to dean (0+ / 0-)

      was manufactured by the msm, which is owned;

      and the "leaders" of the dem party who were (and are) threatened by people of that caliber, took that opportunity to deny dean support and credibility,

      when if they really wanted to rouse the electorate, they would have turned it to advantage: a candidate with the abiity to be as "real" as the average voter feels herself/himself to be

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