American Samizdat

Saturday, December 06, 2008. *

From the Daily Kos Gallery:

Aside from the commitment to what sounds like a great progressive stimulus plan, one sentence struck me: Will your job or your husband’s job or your daughter’s job be the next one cut?. Read that closely. In a speech about universal fears and hardship, he is addressing his primary listeners as women. Never have I heard sentence construction like that from a president -- women addressed directly in a non-"women's issues" setting as legitimate, fully fledged and very concerned and invested breadwinners. The effect is stunning.

I'm actually impressed with this guy's work ethic and again he's less likely to send me to a detention center for opposing the Iran war. Or Israel's war against Iran. Whatever. I don't care what that mysterious Johnny Brainwash sez...

versus the Real News:

and this:

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