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binc Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 7:24 AM
Obama believes that if he drones on long enough and talks in circles but flashes that engaging and charming smile of his, he'll fool a lot of people into believing he actually said something of substance. What a shame that it actually works with the less than bright. What a shame also, that there are so very many less than bright in the country.
K.R.2 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 10:55 AM
Sad to say, but the politicians (lawyers and judges) have let the schools be dumbed down to where the population is basically as dumb as a load of bricks. This has all been part of the one world government plan.
Eleanor32 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 4:29 PM
I don't know that all of the blame falls on the shoulders of public school education. It seems to me that all of the drivil on TV; cell phones that, like TV, can be used for good and bad; both parents "needing" to work so the kids are left to fend for themselves much of the time -- all of these have taken their toll.
The best response to all that's strange, mysterious or just surprising may be a smile. But the news of late has reduced me to the one-word question and expletive favored by "Mad Men's" Don Draper whenever he's confronted by anything that doesn't make sense:

What?!

Take the sheer number of fabrications Barack Obama managed to pack into one response to a simple question on CBS' "60 Minutes." To swallow them all would require a boxcar of salt. And the whole enchilada came packaged in our president's usual condescending style -- as if he were still addressing a class of...