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Washington Post which recently made a partial mea culpa for bias takes on the NY Post original report of the latest Hillary humiliation – piling on some more, adding to Ted Kennedy’s spokesman’s “MINES”

some anonymous democrats fresh insults:

Democratic sources close to the health committee saw Clinton’s entreaty to chair her own subcommittee as an attempt to hijack health care policy, an issue dear to Kennedy’s heart and one he has championed for decades.

She won’t get a subcommittee chairmanship as a consolation prize for losing the Democratic presidential race, they say.

“No one here gets preference because they ran for President,” one senior Democratic aide tells the Sleuth, adding, “Sixteen current senators – six on the HELP Committee alone! – have run for President.”

Interesting choice of words here too

Her hope was to draft the legislation that would fulfill her presidential campaign promise – and President-elect Barack Obama’s – for a sweeping health care overhaul plan.

Last I checked, they were very different, and even more recently, Obama said there’s no money for it anyway

I suppose singlehandedly delivering Florida and Pa was just her duty for the One. And her 18 million voters don’t count anymore. She converted most, plus women belong in the kitchen in the Year of the Penis.

I am curious whom they’ll fund to run against her for the senate.


From Alegre’s Corner re: Kennedy’s health care

Sharyn caught Ted Kennedy’s op-ed in the WaPo today before it floated away from all the hot air contained therein. He dislocates his shoulder patting himself on the back for passing mental health parity passing (it excludes small businesses and has other loopholes – thanks a lot, Ted), brags about the Massachusetts system, which is THE example of a half-hearted system that leave big insurance and big health care in charge, and then mouths watered-down versions of Obama’s watered-down campaign promise platitudes. THIS is leadership?

To make the trifecta, Farrakhan now emerges from seclusion

After months of silence about his support for Barack Obama, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said in an address Sunday that the new president-elect has a God-given capacity to handle any burdens he’ll face as the nation’s leader.

Being a piece by the Associated Press, there’s no comment about the timing and the reason for silence other than Farakhan’s own

“For nine months, I kept quiet because I saw that the good words that I spoke about this beautiful young man at our Saviours’ Day convention and the way they were misused,” Farrakhan said of Obama. “I decided it would be better for me to just be quiet rather than be drawn into the controversy that was swirling around his pastor, Father Pfleger, and others.”

Better for him, indeed. AP tells ys he too feels vindicated

On Sunday, Farrakhan said Obama faced unfair scrutiny for his associations with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obama’s former pastor, who was shown making fiery statements about the U.S. government in widely circulated video clips. Obama was also criticized because of the Rev. Michael Pfleger, a Chicago priest who mocked Clinton at Wright and Obama’s former church, Trinity United Church of Christ.

Thanks AP and the rest of the media for indulging them and making sure the voters stayed uninformed.

Farrakhan makes the trifecta as Rev Wright and Bill Ayers also emerged from the woodwork.

Add t that Newsweek and Washington Post’s “now it can be told – and the big joke is all laid out in front of us.

For fairness sake, I remember Pat Robertson & comp coming out 8 years ago as well saying: “I have been quiet, now where’s my pony?”

To quote from an article on media bias a month ago by Michael Malone

. Why, for example to quote McCain’s lawyer, haven’t we seen an interview with Sen. Obama’s grad school drug dealer – when we know all about Mrs. McCain’s addiction?  Are Bill Ayers and Tony Rezko that hard to interview?

Not anymore, Michael, not anymore. They’ll be in our faces now.

AP is now all celebratory about the use of EOs

President-elect Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic drilling for oil and natural gas.

I remember  when Bill Clinton had some bills waiting for congress approval at the end of his term, he decided to sign some of them as EOs. I remember the collective outrage. And by collective, I mean,not just from GOP.

WNYC Nader voting Brian Lehrer was comiserating with a Nevada politician about the incredible blow to democracy Clinton just delt with his outrageous EO on…preserving national parks. The Nevada loggers were going to be interferred with because Clinton”s audacity to enlarge the protected surface of the Grand Canyon. Oh, the humanity! I remember it because I didn’t understand why a Nader voter wasn’t more on the side of the environment – silly me!

And here’s CNN on it with the money quote from W:

“He might support some aspects of them,” she said. “We just want to be sure the constitutional process is followed” for making laws, she said.

Nowhere does CNN add the fact that those were bills submitted to congress.

So, then comes W.

I remember the gag order on international organizations that couk=ld counsel with reproductive rights Bush signed as soon as he snuck inthe White House through the back door. I was outraged, along with many if us.

Sure, a lot of outrage is connected with the content of the EO. But as the Clinton example suggests, some has to do with the person signing them.

And while I’ll be glad to see some of W’s work unravel very fast, I need to remind people of the virtues of consistency. Goose, meet gander.

information here

..Update November 16

The protests

Not Your Sweetie

November 2008