5.2.08

LOOKING FOR THOSE GROWNUPS. Some people will find joy in seeing their colleagues discomfited.
Let's get to the real reason you want to vote for McCain (or whoever else wins the Republican nomination: you want the sheer thrill of listening to the wailing of the especially fatheaded supporters of Obama and Hillary. I don't mean the hustlers who are looking for jobs; both parties have those. And I don't mean the tolerably normal people who will vote for the Democrat because, well, who knows. I mean the people you really, really want to suffer. On an academic email list I belong to, a professor at an Ivy League law school said the best part of Bush's victory in 2004 was walking the halls of his law school the next morning.
The post goes on to identify some individuals who make the common room commonplaces look profound.

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