July 22, 2007

So when Bush triumphed, his people triumphed. When Bush confounded his legions of high brow critics — the tenured radicals, the effete Frenchmen, African diplomats with thousand-dollar suits and Oxbridge accents — all those masters of the gray nuance, weaving their paralyzing webs out of distant causes and obscure consequences, when Bush the Bold confounded them all with simple words and simpler deeds, well, his people naturally rejoiced, for they were themselves vindicated, they were right all along, right to be ignorant, right to be parochial — right, by God, just to be American.

~ From Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It by Thomas De Zengotita

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