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Hero intern may have saved Giffords’ life

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And now a word about people who made a difference with their bravery, knowledge, and care for the fellows.

Hero intern may have saved Giffords’ life

A calm and composed congressional intern who underwent basic nursing training while in high school said Monday that he knew that if U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was to have any chance of surviving her gunshot wound, he would have to stem the flow of blood coming from her head.

“I could tell she had a very severe gunshot but I was just trying do my best until emergency medical services could arrive,” Daniel Hernandez, 20, told TODAY’s Matt Lauer via satellite.

That is, contrasted with the people who use rhetoric or pictures or cartoons to score political points.

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Sarah Palin’s New Lipstick

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Palin Aide: Symbols Weren’t Rifle Sights, but Surveyor’s Marks

Palin actually said that?  Yep, according to The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/01/palin-aide-symbols-werent-rifle-sights-but-surveyors-marks/69163


What???  Really???

I don’t blame Sarah Palin for the tragic shooting in Tuscon, AZ.

I do blame Sarah Palin for her rhetoric that uses guns and shootin’ metaphors.  I blame Sarah Palin for raising the temperature of the political debate without shedding any more light.  I blame Sarah Palin for pretending that her rifle targets are merely surveyor’s maps.

Thus, Sarah Palin needs to label her rhetoric honestly:

Sarah Palin's New Lipstick

Sarah Palin's New Lipstick

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Pigs is Pigs

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Does that wild pig have lipstick on?  It looks familiar.   From Pat Oliphant at the Washington Post:

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What is it about Undecided voters?

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Why are undecided voters swayed so easily? Don’t they have any opinion about the difference between Democrats and Republicans, let alone the various (nearly-)single-issue parties, such as the Green or Libertarian parties?

Do Undecideds look at each major partisan issue and are unable to form an opinion? I imagine the Undecided voters go through a process like this:

1. Abortion: Gee, I’m undecided about that. Is a fertilized egg a human being? Should the government decide whether a woman should have a baby or not? Hmmm…. such a close call. Instead of thinking about it and forming an opinion and then deciding which of the parties best represents my interests in this regard, I think I’ll skip this issue and go on to the next.

2. Iraq War: Gee, I’m undecided about the Iraq war. Maybe if we stay there another 6 years I’ll be able to make up my mind. After all, I still haven’t made up my mind whether I like the Korean war — er, police action.

3. … and so on down the line, eliminating all the “hard” questions until we reach the only issue they can understand and have formed an opinion on: LIPSTICK!

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What the pros draw

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Many professional political cartoons are already available about pigs with lipstick. See Daryl Cagle’s Cartoon Index for a look-see.

Some samples, all from HERE (click to enlarge):

Bagley

Bagley

Cagle

Cagle

Matson

Matson

Fairrington

Fairrington

Englehart

Englehart

Cagle

Cagle

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