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A Merciful Justice

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Having been mercilessly and unjustly pilloried by the media throughout the 2008 campaign, Sarah Palin had a clear choice in its aftermath: She could sober up and prove the buggers wrong, or she could collapse into ignominious pasquinade. Sadly, she chose the latter. The rest of us should choose to move on.

—Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review

Here Mr. Cooke plays fast and loose with reasonable understandings of mercy and justice. After all, the only fault his nebulous boogeyman media committed was in coming to a natural and too obvious conclusion before he has managed to follow his own mob of pilloriers in doing.

Meanwhile, the victim of his own merciful justice continues to blame her current problems on the “media.” Has it escaped her notice that Mr. Cooke’s own occupation is in media? or that the latest media frenzy leading the likes of Mr. Cooke to giving her the bum rush with colorful insults such as “pasquinade” are the conservative corner of that media?

On this we can at least agree: “The rest of us should choose to move on.” Begging the point that the rest of America already did so 7 years ago. Just showing some mercy to our own country.

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Written by macheide

29 January 2015 at 5:14 pm

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