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thenewgreen  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Rise of the Liberal Conspiracy Theorist

In four words Reagan owns a sitting president. It's amazing how a moment can swing or solidify things.

I recall this being everywhere:

If you're gonna wear a helmet, it better look cool or you're screwed.




kleinbl00  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah. Reagan was against Medicare expansion and he won the debate by basically saying "chickenbutt."

That's the appalling thing about politics post-fairness doctrine: to the bombast go the spoils.

thenewgreen  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·  

But nobody. Ever. In the history of mankind. Has been as owned as Quayle was by Bensen:

am_Unition  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Although I'm acutely aware that people have always been jerks to each other, it's nice to see the footage.

kleinbl00  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah I'm pretty sure Bentsen/Dukakis would have done better than Dukakis/Bentsen. Fun fact: Dukakis has a son who is half-brother to the Human Mealworm.

am_Unition  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·  

C O N F I D E N C E

A E S T H E T I C S !

thenewgreen  ·  488 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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