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Monday, March 20, 2023

What didn’t happen in the midterm election

We spent most of the past week talking about what happened in the Midterm Elections of 2006.

We know what happened: Democrats won, Republicans lost. Voter anger triumphed.

Now let’s take a look at what didn’t happen.

In the months leading up to the election, paranoia reigned supreme and conspiracy theories ran rampant through the Internet. A lot of predictions of doom and gloom dominated political debate.

Most of those predictions turned out to be pure fantasy.

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Keith Olbermann’s secret: Get really pissed off

Like a growing number of cable TV news watchers, we’ve become fans of MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann. Hell, we liked him when he was an acerbic sportscaster but we enjoy him even more as an acerbic news anchor on his nightly "Countdown" show.

We especially enjoy his periodic commentaries, delivered in a no-holds-barred style at the end of some newscasts.

His secret. First, he says, he has to get pissed off. Then the rest flows naturally.

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A GOP racist seeks leadership job

Trent Lott, the former Senate Majority Leader who lost his job because he praised a fellow Senator who ran for President on a racist platform, now wants his leadership post back.

The Hill, a Capitol Hill newspaper, is reporting Lott has formally declared his candidacy for Minority Leader of the Senate.

Reports The Hill:

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