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Posted by less lee in General Discussion
Sun Dec 26th 2010, 12:47 PM
Friday, December 17, 2010
Boehner Sheds 96 Tears

I was more unsympathetic than a Libertarian laughing at a homeless mother, who was dumpster-diving to find food for her children.
To be compassionate requires one to be perspicacious. It is hard to have empathy for a wealthy man who is also lugubrious. Congressman John Boehnerís sob fest on the CBS news show, ď60 Minutes,Ē was pathetic! If he was acting, it was the worst method acting ever performed! Lee Strasberg must be laughing in his grave. If Boehner is suffering from some sort of hysteria, then his federal health care plan can direct him to a psychiatrist. Someone who is just plain sensitive would never be a Conservative. Usually someone whoís suffering from a narcissistic personality disorder only cries about himself; self-pity is a symptom. A sensitive person would shed tears when they witness suffering by another. Conservatives, these days, include middle-aged guys with daddy complexes. Itís all based on machismo nonsense, which Iíve been ranting about for years!
Propaganda is based on the intended audienceís perception. For years, the political Right has portrayed leftists as hypersensitive, New Age, sissies. I donít know who these think tank people are, but they are phoning it in! They are employing every tactic they can get their hands on. The label, ďCompassionate Conservative,Ē was used during the Bush years. Compassionate Conservative is a classic oxymoron. Youíve likely noticed that you donít hear that label much anymore. If propaganda is not consistent, then it spins out of control and crashes.
Glenn Beck started this crying bit. People respond to this display of histrionics. Firebrand evangelicals cry and dance on stage to impart a hypnotic effect over the audience. Horror movies will depict an innocent child, weeping, who then morphs into a demon and bites anotherís head off! This makes you distrust innocence. Paranoia does that to you, also. It takes critical perception to screen out the phonies and the mentally challenged. Openly displayed emotions can be deceitful, especially in politics and religion. Beware! Right wing propagandists are so devious that they use Left wing tactics! Be very aware of that!
One more thing: Glenn Beck is proud of himself because, two years ago, he predicted there would be riots in the streets of Europe. If I predict that Alaska will have snowstorms next winter, does not make me prophetic? For decades, the European Left has been highly organized and, if the government does something wrong, then the streets are filled with protestors on just a momentís notice! In the USA, we are lucky if we get people to demonstrate on a weekend.
There is no revolution coming, Glenn. Sorry about that, paranoid one.

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