Friday, May 16, 2008

Raining On Flowers

The Philadelphia Daily News' hacktacular freeper pundit provides the following today (tough choice between posting on her or the weekly Friday commercial for the war by Kevin Ferris in the Inquirer)…

Stereotyping is such fun. Problem is, it's almost never accurate, and usually ends up revealing more about the prejudices of those who use labels to make their arguments than it does about the people being labeled.
And then, a few paragraphs later…

There is that sense among people with college degrees, 401(k)s and wine cellars that those who never made it to their educational or economic level have a stunted existence that makes them much more susceptible to racism and sexism and all the other -isms (except, of course, "multiculturalism") that make them unworthy of the vote.
Yes, “Stereotyping” is fun, isn’t it, Christine? Especially when used to try and enforce talking points about people who support Barack Obama that have no credibility (however, if you’re really writing about people of your ideological ilk but you don’t have the courage to say so, that’s something wholly other).

And by the way, I don’t have a wine cellar either.

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