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On the Road With the Rahm and Chuck Show

Every time I hear Rahm Emmanuel and Chuck Schumer talking about their brilliant campain strategies which completely ignore our involvement in a country called Iraq, I’m reminded of John Cleese as Basil Fawlty in my single favorite piece of British comedy — the Fawlty Towers episode called "The Germans."  Please watch the above clip and tell me if you recognize the DSCC/DCCC strategies for November.  At least Basil had the excuse that he had just been hit by a large falling moose head.

A question — are we now supposed to not mention torture too?  A laundry list of campaign unmentionables would be a nice thing to have.

Update:  Swopa has a great post on the hit piece on Howard Dean in the NYT which — shockingly! —  glorifies Rahm and Chuck.  Well at least the Times got their nose out of the Clinton panty drawer for the moment. 

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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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