Liberals bemoaning the lack of a cohesive message from Democrats
this election cycle are way off-base, opines
The Wall Street Journal's editorial board. The party has an
identity--it just happens to be that of psychotic, quasi-homeless
fictional character. Explains the Journal:
to boost voter turnout this fall are beginning to sound like the late
comedian Chris Farley's portrayal of a "motivational speaker" on
Saturday Night Live. Farley's character sought to inspire young people
by announcing that they wouldn't amount to "jack squat" and would
someday be "living in a van down by the river."
Senator John Kerry, who prefers sailing vessels to vans by the river,
recently tried out the Farley method. Said Mr. Kerry, "We have an
electorate that doesn't always pay that much attention to what's going
on so people are influenced by a simple slogan rather than the facts or
the truth or what's happening." Bay State voters are surely thrilled to
be represented by a man so respectful of their concerns.
us skeptical. Didn't the Journal just compare
President Obama to George Costanza a few weeks ago? Democrats can't be
both, unless Foley bought his van off Fragile Frankie Merman.
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