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Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 05:53 PM
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Posted By graz
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

I'd be the last to condemn snark. But using "hippie punching" was a shortcut that backfired on my part. I'm not sure what Freddie intended but he did get more play than usual. Although, Mickey's war...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 03:16 PM
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Posted By graz
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

In the time it took me to compose a decent reply, I see that Twin and Jeff beat me to the punch/not hippie.


And then there's this:http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=hippie+punching
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 02:59 PM
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Posted By graz
I don't even like patchouli oil ... or hippies for that matter.

I should have refrained from using the loaded term "hippie punching."
I agree that the reactions were more nuanced than I may have suggested by my use of the tribalism tag. I hadn't intended a...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 02:30 PM
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Posted By graz
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

I took the point about "idyllic left-fantasies" as a reflexive shot at the unicorn or pony hopeful that don't recognize the serious and practical approach that Ezra takes. While I agree about his...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By graz
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

I've nearly tired of the multiple blog posts that have responded to the original piece. In the comments at lgm I found a telling answer to Freddie by the contributor Eric Loomis...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-17-2011, 06:58 PM
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Posted By graz
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

I didn't read Freddie as saying that Ezra was insufficiently liberal. It was more a media critique. A media that posits that the likes of Ezra or Matt must be leftists since they are outermost on the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-16-2011, 05:54 PM
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Views: 19,284
Posted By graz
Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

That is an excerpt from a piece that touches in part on the subject of the so-called leftwing bias @bhtv.

Source: Freddie deBoer (http://lhote.blogspot.com/2011/01/blindspot.html)
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-11-2011, 07:56 PM
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Posted By graz
Mickey has the key.

Hype or tragedy? (http://bloggingheads.tv/diavlogs/33512?in=36:31&out=36:39)

Mickey's friends from the affluent hills above Hollywood have been forced by teacher unions to rent their palaces and...
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