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Matt Taibbi has read Paula Bradwell’s biography of General David Petraeus. I appreciate his efforts. As a rule of thumb, I usually stay away from these types of biographies. They tend to be nauseatingly sickly sweet. They tend to fall on the subject in such a way as to make you think of two lovers in the backseat, fogging up the windows. Taibbi’s assessment of this biography is that it is basically exactly what you’d expect. There is no deep analysis. There’s no thoughtful retrospection. There’s nothing but praise. Interestingly, Matt goes on to tell us that the mainstream media does this type of non-critical journalism all the time. Remember when Time had Robert Rubin, Alan Greenspan and Larry Summers on the cover? They were dubbed the committee to save the world. No, seriously. That’s what Time called them. Now, as it turns out, not so much.

President Obama would like for more of us to shop local. Notice, he sets the example.

I continue to enjoy the fact that Allen West has conceded to Patrick Murphy.

Remember back in January when Pat Robertson, a longtime host of the 700 Club, told us that God had spoken to him and that God was no fan of President Obama? Several days ago, Pat Robinson had a mea culpa. He said, “so many of us miss God, I won’t get into great detail about the election but I sure did miss it, I thought I heard from God, I thought I had heard clearly from God, what happened? What intervenes? Why?” The answer is obvious. He did not hear anything from God. Instead, he heard his own prejudices. This is exactly why I think it is crucial that all of us, both Right and Left, understand that God is not a supporter of Democrats or Republicans. The God that I worship is a supporter of all mankind. He wants everyone to do better. Matthew 7:15 – Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

By |2012-11-26T21:31:57-04:00November 25th, 2012|Economy, Elections, Obama administration, Party Politics|Comments Off on Saturday Evening News Roundup

Oh, Pat, you are so 2008

Pat Robertson is still on TV and talking. All I can say is wow!

From TP:

Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson frequently stresses the importance of monogamous heterosexual relationships and is happy to offer his viewers advice on how to maintain them. As Media Matters documents, Robertson fielded a question on yesterday’s edition of the 700 Club from a woman who was concerned that her husband frequently flirts with “other women he finds attractive.” Naturally, Robertson blamed the wife, advising her to “make yourself as attractive as possible,” and to not “hassle him about it,” lest she “drive him away”:

CO-HOST: Pat, this is from Anne who says, “My husband has always been a flirt and loves to talk with other women he finds attractive. He says he would never cheat on me but his actions are starting to get to me. What should I do?”

ROBERTSON: Anne, first thing is you need to make yourself as attractive as possible and don’t hassle him about it. And why is he doing this? Well, he’s doing it because he wants affirmation that he is still a man, that he is attractive — and he gets an affirmation of himself. That means he’s got an inferiority complex that’s coming out. And he’s not gonna cheat on you. He’s just playing.

But you need to not drive him away or start hassling and hounding on him, but make yourself as beautiful as you can, as fun as you can, and say let’s go out here, let’s go there, let’s go to the other thing.

By |2010-06-12T21:32:23-04:00June 12th, 2010|Domestic Issues|Comments Off on Oh, Pat, you are so 2008
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