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08/06/2008

Focus on the wishful thinking

by Jeremy Hooper

To highlight and promote an upcoming webcast, at which "pro-family" speakers will discuss issues like the so-called "battle to preserve marriage," the folks at Focus on the Family are today running this headline:

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Because, of course, they didn't have the space for all the subtext that is really lying behind the heading:

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As Obama Fatigue Sets in, Webcast Offers Pro-Family Perspective [CitizenLink]

**NOTE: Yes we are aware of the Pew poll that used the words "Obama fatigue" to refer to the 48% of Americans who said they are hearing too much about Obama. But we're even more aware of which sorts of sites are trying to get mileage out of the idea that a majority portion of the population's feelings that they are hearing too much about A CHARISMATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IN AN OVERSATURATED MEDIA WORLD is somehow indicative of insurmountable ennui:

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LOL!! Exactly. What a bunch of idiots, that makes me laugh.

I'm getting extremely fatigued with screwed up moralistic hate-filled self-righteous assholes, who are also quite probably attracted to the same sex, and terrified and in denial enough, to hurt other people.

Posted by: Chandira | Aug 6, 2008 6:32:52 PM

Well of course they are sick of hearing about him. As much as I try to avoid it, anytime I flip on Hannity and Colmes, Dick Morris is on there trashing Obama...and I mean every night. Kinda like how he used to be on every night trashing Hilary. Could they please just try to have an honest discussion about the candidates once in a while?

Posted by: Ron | Aug 6, 2008 6:33:38 PM

Just a thought, but isn't the country pretty split down the middle between Dems and Repubs? Could the 48% just be mostly the Repubs who feel that anything about him is too much?

Posted by: Christopher | Aug 6, 2008 6:38:41 PM

Oh, absolutely Christopher! There are many and varied reasons why one would tell a pollster that Barack is overexposed.

Posted by: G-A-Y | Aug 6, 2008 6:49:40 PM

And they have a lacky in Arizona named Peter Gentala? Come on - is that a real name? With a little thought we'd have the potential name of a new Sister.

Posted by: dave b | Aug 7, 2008 1:32:13 PM

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