Thursday, October 16, 2014

Schadenfreude: Not Just For Winners Anymore

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Heads are exploding all over the Conserva-sphere, today.  Mostly because the owners of those heads don’t read very carefully. 

CJ Chivers broke a story, in The New York Times, exposing a Bush administration and Pentagon coverup of the fact that US military troops were, with some frequency, stumbling upon, and in some cases being wounded by, chemical agents while deployed in Iraq.

Just the media source and a little bit of introductory information were enough to get the Right cackling with glee and spewing out delirious Bush Vindication blurbs.  They were not all that troubled by the fact that some US soldiers have been damaged for life by their exposure to chemicals, or that those soldiers were sent into harm’s way without adequate training and protection against what the military knew was there.  They were just so danged delighted to be able to say “See! Libtards, this is your own lamestream media spilling the story that our princeling was right all along.  So bite me!”

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Posted by Bette Noir on 10/16/14 at 07:04 AM
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