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The gang that can't shoot straight takes on Chelsea

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JayFarrar, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    I feel a Bob Somerby-style rage coming on.

    Part of me says that writing about the candidates' kids is okay, but this exercise in mind reading and connecting the dots is laughable at best and at worst the kind of sloppy, shoddy work that has come to be expected from the national papers when dealing with all things Democratic.
    Let's take a look at the lede...
    So how do you know what Chelsea says in private?
    You have this later down ... "she and her parents turned down interview requests for this article, as they have for countless others on the subject."
    Then this..."At dinner parties and weddings, she seems wary of eavesdroppers and gawkers."
    So she, her parents, her boyfriend and all her friends would not comment on the record for the article and she's apparently careful not to let anything slip out in public, but the writer was able to devine what happens in private...

    The article is just full of things like her first job and how she hired at the same rank as those with MBAs because a graduate degree from Oxford is worthless. And was that unusual? How does that compare to the hiring pattern at the firm? No answers, of course.
    Not a single co-worker expressed any form of skepticism in the article, but Chelsea won over the skeptical. Who? How? Apparently she's smart, highly educated, a hard worker and after a lifetime spent in the public eye, has a way of slipping behind the scenes.
    And this on public speaking..."She rarely says anything surprising. She doesn’t have to; people seem delighted just to watch her lips move and hear sound emerge."
    Yeah, you stupid rubes or was it, this is what you get when you don't return our phone calls Chelsea. We will write the stupidest things possible.
    Liberal media my ass.
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    That fucking liberal med...oh. Jay beat me to it.
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Yawn has no idea why he just got an erection.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Because he secretly masturbates to pics of Chelsea as he weeps?
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Can't wait for the in-depth features on the younger kids of Obama and Edwards.

    They like to fingerpaint, but prefer landscapes to people. They're not very good spellers and insiders whisper that they still wet the bed.
  6. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Edwards has a daughter close to Chelsea's age. I haven't seen her profile or much more than her name mentioned.
  7. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    so, does yawn weep or chelsea?
  8. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Chelsea has no idea why she just vomited...
  9. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Just my opinion, but unless the children of prominent politicians are taking an activist role in their parents' campaign, it seems a bit gutless to make them media targets. And that includes the Bush girls, too, before any of the neocons start whining.
  10. crusoes

    crusoes Active Member

    They're shockingly ignorant on policy issues, too, and at times act like children.
  11. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    The story cites many instances of Chelsea taking an active role in her parents' political endeavors.
  12. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    As John McCain once said, Chelsea is the love child of Bill Clinton and Janet Reno
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