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 Post subject: The Swiftboaters Are Back in the Water
PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:43 pm 
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This is a fairly long one, so I will just post the url. There is one thing I would like to point out though.

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So why does swiftboating work? First, because it is simple, and lays down a clear good vs. evil, black-and-white narrative that is easily understood by regular people who lead busy lives and don't have the time and energy it takes to closely follow the news and track the real facts. And it is smart, professionally crafted, with tons of money available to do the necessary psychological, polling and focus group work that goes into developing messaging that resonates with the public, and getting that messaging into targeted channels with reach.


I think that this passage would have been more accuratly worded, "so why does swiftboating work? Because people are to fucking lazy to actually do any homework. They are more than willing to be spoon fed a bunch of bullshit, and they think that they know the truth because of this forcefed bullshit. Grrrrr. Enough posting for tonight. I've gone over my quota.

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You forgot to post the URL crimson. Good quote though and your comment is priceless. Grrrr. Very tigerish. Stripey, what do you think- clear, concise and directly on target?

Quota? Keep posting = Good to have you back.

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Quota? QUOTA?

If there is a quota here at TVNL, I probably went way past mine a long time ago! As far as I know, there is no quota when it comes to telling the truth about the bullshit-eating Bushies at this site.

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Great comment CrimsonEagle.

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I think that this passage would have been more accuratly worded, "so why does swiftboating work? Because people are to fucking lazy to actually do any homework. They are more than willing to be spoon fed a bunch of bullshit, and they think that they know the truth because of this forcefed bullshit. Grrrrr.


It is easier to explain something to my cats than to locals. And keep in mind, my cats are not particularly bright--something about being thrown out a car window doesn't do much for their ability to reason.

I am not sure what the problem is with the locals.

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I am not sure what the problem is with the locals.


Perhaps if we throw them out a car window they would smarten up a bit, but I wouldnt count on it.

Sorry that I didnt put down the post. I will look for it as soon as I get some time. I never realized just how many sites I scan when I have the time.

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http://www.patriotproject.com/2006/07/dave_johnson_th.php

Sorry about no link. I think that I was about ready to blow a gasket again.

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CrimsonEagle wrote:
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I am not sure what the problem is with the locals.


Perhaps if we throw them out a car window they would smarten up a bit, but I wouldnt count on it.


Might work. I am ready.....

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