The New Yorker's Barry Blitt must have heard MSNBC's Chris Matthews screaming from Denver on Wednesday, "Where was Obama tonight?!"
Blitt, who illu...
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Whose "problem" is it? It's certainly not the New Yorker's problem, or fault. After all, they're the ones making fun of all the right-wing claptrap that's being spread about Obama.
Information or Inflammation? Hendrik Hertzberg and Danny Schechter went at it on GRITtv.
The people worthy of satire aren't the Obamas, but rather the a**hats who are actively passing off this crap as the truth. Without the correct tone, we run the risk of feeding the rumor rather than killing it.
Rather than end this discussion, the New Yorker should host a large public gathering for Americans seeking to express outrage at an election hijacked by cynicism.
This is, perhaps, the best ad that the Obama campaign could ever have hoped for, or even designed themselves. It's brilliant strategy.
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