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Thursday, June 22, 2017

 
Oh goodie. The nasty GOP mean 'tweens are in charge.

by digby



They apparently used the old hippie punch to great effect in Georgia so they're getting thrills up the leg at the opportunity to put it to use again. This is from that nasty, smug, mean little boy Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller:
The mass email from The Daily Caller has a bouquet of groupthink that opens into floral notes of irony: it begins with a jab at “liberal snowflakes” before announcing “we are proud to be the Deplorables, the real Americans that respect this country’s tradition and fight coastal elitism.” And what better way to celebrate Deplorable pride, the conservative magazine asks, than to join their wine club?

“Les Deplorables Wine comes in two varietals, a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chardonnay. Both are delicious Central Coast wines that will leave you wanting more as soon as you finish a bottle,” the Daily Caller writes, seven sentences after decrying coastal elites, many of whom were undoubtedly involved in the grape-picking, fermenting and bottling process for Les Deplorables.

If the Daily Caller is indeed trying to provoke class antagonism between “deplorables” and “coastal elites,” selling the deplorables on fancy wine seems to belie that mission. Yet the irony of a Daily Caller Wine Club was evidently lost on the editors of the conservative magazine founded by millionaire pundit Tucker Carlson, who himself has been known to be a wine drinker.

Don't try this at home folks. Only Real Americans are allowed to openly behave like nasty little 12 year old twits and insult people based upon where they live. We have to have "empathy" for them.

This is a really nice little scheme though. Sell fabulous Central Coast wine (and it is fabulous) to a bunch of nasty twits while insulting the people who live in the place where the wine was made. Sweet.

And for anyone who thinks getting rid of Pelosi will solve this problem think again. This is something they have been doing for a very long time:

Clinton = hippie
Hillary Clinton = feminazi
Gore = tree hugger
Dean = latte swilling hipster
Kerry= french speaking, arugula eating coward
Obama= secret Muslim usurper

Warren (Boston egghead), Kamala Harris (San Francisco liberal) etc, etc.

They will always find a way to mock Democrats as not being red-blooded Real Americans. It's what they do. And they are allowed to do this with impunity because they are so sensitive about their heartland culture that it would be very rude to retaliate in kind.


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