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Lewis Black: From MoveOn to Lapel Pins, Non-Issues Reign in '08 [VIDEO]

Black says, "Let me get this straight, Republicans read the Sunday Times, and it's an ad that gets them angry!?"
This post, written by Manila Ryce, originally appeared on The Largest Minority

To draw attention away from the war itself, congress decided to legislate free speech by condemning a full-page ad by Moveon.org criticizing General Petraeus. Democrats allowed the pointless amendment to pass the Senate and a similar resolution to pass the House, but after being lambasted by their base for being spineless, they insisted the Republicans also denounce Rush Limbaugh. With the petty one-ups-manship between these two incompetent parties in a time of war, it’s no wonder that Congress has an even lower approval rating than the president. Never missing the opportunity to contribute their emissions to a climate of idiocy, Fox News reminded us that what’s really important are symbols meant to represent your patriotism, not the actual intent of your actions.
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