View Full Version : beyond parody

08-19-2011, 01:25 AM
a few days ago, jonathan last had this on his blog:

"* Updated: One last thing–it’s going to be awesome when the media decides that the way to spin the uneasiness of the Team Perry and Team W camps is by painting George W. Bush as the thoughtful, sensible guy who just wasn’t comfortable with the brash, extremist Perry. You’ve never seen Strange New Respect like this!"

(full link: http://jonathanlast.com/2011/08/15/what-are-you-gonna-do-when-perrymania-runs-wild-on-you/)

Now, *four* days later, Michael Tomasky has a piece in the Daily Beast with the subtitle:

"Liberals called George W. Bush a simpleton, but as Michael Tomasky argues, he was deeply informed compared with , who seems to delight in demonstrating his ignorance."

(full link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/18/rick-perry-outflanking-george-w-bush-on-the-far-right.html)