Monday, May 15, 2006

Roves' World

Presidential adviser Karl Rove blamed the war in Iraq on Monday for dragging down President Bush's job approval ratings in public opinion polls. "People like this president," Rove said. "They're just sour right now on the war."

Oh really, on what planet? Here is todays poll on the right leaning Rassmussen poll

Bush Job Approval
Strongly Approve
20%
Somewhat Approve
19%
Somewhat Disapprove
15%
Strongly Disapprove
44%
RasmussenReports.com

It looks to me like the strongly disapprove outnumber those who approve at all. Sounds to me like they just plan don't like him Karl.

10 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

From part 4 of "America's Hitler" -- which isn't up yet, btw.

This is an exact quote from "The Mind of Adolf Hitler" which was a psychological study of Hitler commissioned by the U.S. government in 1942-43 and released as a book in 1972.

Hitler’s primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.” (L. 75.)

Lonna

8:32 AM, May 16, 2006  
Blogger Ron said...

PNAC are war mongers
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Does it work the same with truth as with a lie? :-)

Seriously Lonna, that is quite scary and right on the money. People should at least be on the outlook for warning signs of danger for our democracy. Why are there so many that poo poo all the danger signs?

3:29 PM, May 16, 2006  
Blogger The Donkey said...

See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.

4:36 PM, May 16, 2006  
Blogger The Donkey said...

And Gamie, you're doing a heck of a job.

4:40 PM, May 16, 2006  
Blogger The Donkey said...

I strongly believe what we're doing is the right thing. If I didn't believe it—I'm going to repeat what I said before—I'd pull the troops out, nor if I believed we could win, I would pull the troops out.

4:49 PM, May 16, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

From Orcinus:

The Deciderata

Go smugly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in stonewalling.
As far as possible, leave no chance of surrender
and be on superior terms to all other persons.
Speak your truthiness loudly and garbled;
and never listen to others,
especially not the wise and the well-informed;
they can all just go to hell.

Seek out loud and aggressive persons,
they are a vexation to your critics.
Constantly compare yourself with others,
so that you remain vain and bitter;
for you always must be assured there are lesser persons than yourself.
Enjoy your achievements, even if they only consist of catching large perch, as well as your plans, even if they go to shit.

Keep covering the tracks of your own failed and calamitous career;
because if anyone ever clues in to your incompetence, your fortunes will change in time.
Abandon caution in your business and political affairs;
for the world is full of trickery, but no one is better than you.
But let this not blind you to what use in virtue there is;
many persons strive for high ideals;
and everywhere life is full of suckers.

Be yourself.
Especially, do not feign intelligence.
Always be cynical about war;
for in the face of all effeminite sensitivity
it is as eternal as blood.

Take blindly the counsel of the years,
grasping desperately the things of youth.
Nurture the strength of your liquid spirits to cushion you in sudden misfortune.
But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings; they are for wealkings.
Many fears are born of care and thoughtfulness, which is beyond your ken.
In your weekly discipline session,
tell her to be gentle with yourself.

You are a child of the Bizarro Universe,
no more brains than God gave a rock;
you have no business being what you are.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is crumbling around you as it should.

Therefore be at war with the Enemy,
whatever you conceive him to be,
and use those labors and aspirations
to justify warrantless surveillance on your nation.

With all its Hannities, Drudges, and Fox Networks,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be oblivious.
Strive to be happy.
29 percent approval ratings notwitshtanding.

With apologies to Max Ehrman. Sorta.

8:31 PM, May 21, 2006  
Blogger Dedanna said...

Sounds about right...

8:32 PM, May 24, 2006  
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