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Qui non proficit deficit

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Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Sep 16, 2007 at 14:56

Truly, they just want to help. This is the 'mantra' of the majority. We're talking here of the Leftist populace. Borrowing the title of Ann Coulter's latest book, 'If Democrats had a brain they'd be Republicans'. Stupidity, laziness (ergo inaccuracy) does abound. But one thing John Esposito and his ilk are very aware of: in order for them to continue thriving, they must be 'needed'.

The hypocrisy of the whole Democratic Party can be articulated very plainly. Their 'objective' is to help the helpless; however, if they help and 'solve the problem' they themselves would no longer have reason to exist. Consequently they unerringly have a nose for sniffing out impossible, ridiculously weak groups/organizations/agendas so they can play 'mommy', show off their 'compassionate' nature, their sympathy, and MOST important, they can listen to themselves talk. Of course this applies to nuts like John Esposito.

The ego of these guys is gargantuan. Anything that threatens it (like accuracy or objectivity) is put on the WAY back burner (would that qualify as a back-handed compliment?).

Quoting John Esposito: "I mean, you know, what does Daniel Pipes do? He gets people to fund him. And he's all over the country. He's on every screen. He'll take the time. And a lot of the times it's a pain in the neck. I don't do some of the media, now, simply because you know, you've got to travel, 45 minutes to be on a station for 5 minutes."

There's nothing more funny/pathetic than a liberal trying to discredit someone of intelligence who doesn't need him; consitently they reveal their own character (or rather lack thereof). In closing I would like to give one more (back-handed) compliment to Mr. Esposito. Having an idea that the man is polysyllabically-challenged, I congratulate him for being able to pronounce Sami-Al-Arian. -JS

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