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Bush Cargo Cult

The latest meme from TBogg. I’d say it’s right up there with his best work — "The Clenis" and "101st Fighting Keyboardists" (so omnipresent nobody remembers he originated them.) I think "Bush cargo culters" is a perfectly succinct description of those who don’t have to have the slightest idea about what Fearless Leader is doing before they know they like it.

Latest case in point — Ole 60 Grit O’Beirne:

I heard the fellow in front of the weather map saying we can’t predict this could happen and then I heard Michael Brown telling us what his gut was telling him. Unfortunately, when I watched, I guess The National Weather Service fellow at his map, we all bring a lot of skepticism to weather reports, Chris. We’re habituated to thinking weather reports are wrong….

That woman would get on her knees and blow a tail pipe if Bush asked her to.

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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