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Newspeak´s Comeback and
the Invincible Sincerity of
America´s Liberal Elite

American Magazine, by Lee Harris

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Posted By:eagleblurst, 12/4/2013 10:51:47 AM

Did President Obama lie to Americans when he said that those who liked their current health insurance policies could keep them? Or was he simply out of the loop when it came down to the details of his health care reform, as he has claimed in his own defense — a defense that comes suspiciously close to Bart Simpson’s “I didn’t do it” denials. How could a man of Obama’s obvious intelligence fail to know something so critical to the success of his most significant piece of legislation? Since Obama is not a fool, he must be a liar.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tren9, 12/4/2013 10:57:08 AM     (No. 9639709)

I didn´t do it. I swear I didn´t do it. It was just a mistake. And anyway, I promise never to do it again.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: clw54, 12/4/2013 11:07:18 AM     (No. 9639742)

They don´t think in terms of lies or truth, only what will work. Then they program it into the teleprompter and BHO recites it.

No more complex than that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 12/4/2013 11:08:14 AM     (No. 9639749)

Sorry, you lost me with the "Obama´s obvious intelligence" nonsense...

I have resigned myself to immediately stop reading any article that prints such blatant lies right up front.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: varkdriver, 12/4/2013 11:27:38 AM     (No. 9639792)

Correction: he´s a fool AND a liar.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: civilservant, 12/4/2013 11:42:40 AM     (No. 9639828)

#3, it is an AEI piece.......read that with ´finger quotes´ around that wee bit o´ sarcasm by Lee Harris.........

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/4/2013 12:17:56 PM     (No. 9639880)

You could boil this down to Obama´s statement about himself to a reporter:

"You know, I actually believe my own bullshit."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: steph_gray, 12/4/2013 12:20:02 PM     (No. 9639886)

Yes it is a fascinating article.

It occurs to me that one cure for the leftist mental disease that leads to believing one´s own "newspeak" (the older word for it began with b, actually) might be immersion therapy. I´d love a judge who would sentence a leftist lawbreaker to reading l.com, for example. These bubble people never never hear from actual people out here. They have no idea of the way they are thought of or the damage they do.

I say this as one who escaped the left bubble years ago and know the thinking. Or what passes for thinking!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wsdiego, 12/4/2013 12:50:59 PM     (No. 9639971)

Stupid people cling to things they think is smarter than they are! With liberalism their to stupid to know the difference!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bugger, 12/4/2013 1:10:57 PM     (No. 9640017)

Around the time the "occupiers" were running wild the terms "smug stupidity" and "condescending ignorance" became two of my favorite descriptors for these people.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/4/2013 3:50:14 PM     (No. 9640269)

Obama himself is a liberal-progressive elite. To him it is the end result that matters as far as Obama Care is concerned, and he could care less about the means, including untruthfulness, that he uses to push that redistribution of wealth based program forward. That´s the way he will continue to operate until his political career is over.

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