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Branco Cartoon – O-Flate-Gate

Branco Cartoon – O-Flate-Gate

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This one I like. Branco is the first I’ve seen to connect the Cheatriots latest scandal to our usurper scandalizer in chief. Bold, original, and relevant.

It’s been forty years. Can we please stop adding “Gate” to every scandal?

It’s tiresome and shows unimaginitivity on the part of everyone who uses it.

It’s also a subtle reminder of the so called scandal of that time that have been far surpassed by Obama in the open.

It’s a calculated move by the Media to keep that minor incident (blown out of proportion by the media) in people’s heads.

The Media continue to highlight it mainly because it was their first blatant foray into the destruction of a politician.

They’ve been trying to do it again ever since.

Let’s not aid and abet them.

    DINORightMarie in reply to jakee308. | January 22, 2015 at 10:26 am

    The MSM today has no imagination, no original ability to report news, investigate and basically do the job of a real journalist – it’s all propaganda “narrative” spinning, today.

    That’s why -gate is added to everything. “Journ0lists” coined the term.

    In other words, true journalism is dead.

    Rock_Knutne_ND in reply to jakee308. | January 22, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    I totally agree.

    I suggest from this day forward the attachment to any scandal should be ‘Ghazi”.

    Hence, we would today be talking about ‘Deflateghazi”.

      “I suggest from this day forward the attachment to any scandal should be ‘Ghazi”.”

      Or precede it with an ‘O-‘. O-deflate? Deflate-O might be better.

      Zero has used a strategy employed by some aquatic insects to escape predation to get away with his scandalist rule — predator swamping. Like a species of mayfly whose individuals emerge all at once, each highly vulnerable to a watchful trout, many fill trout bellies, but far more escape. Obama has piled scandal on top of scandal so that the public loses focus on any one of them. Of course, it helps to have the media running interference for him — often refusing to report on given scandals — and he is blessed with dumb opponents who are incapable (or unwilling) to effectively capitalize on any of his scandals.

Am I a bit slow or is that football supposed to look like lips?

    DINORightMarie in reply to Kitty. | January 22, 2015 at 10:29 am

    My question, too!

    I think it is a metaphor for the way the 0 admin. lies about “caring” and “compassion” for the little guy, for the poor, for the middle class.

    But they are nothing but a lying, deflated wet kiss, while the reality is a big fat in-your-face slap, a crippling kick in the gut that takes us down – while they get richer, more powerful.

    Lies and bait-and-switch, wrapped up in fake “kissy-kissy” words…….

    That’s my take on it. 😉

    platypus in reply to Kitty. | January 23, 2015 at 11:01 am

    Well, it is possible that Mr. Branco was sketching it at the breakfast table while sitting across from his lovely wife and he really likes the way her lips look. You know, a subconscious juxtaposition of dual inputs to the creativity center of his brain.

TheConfusedOne | January 22, 2015 at 10:24 am

It’s cute combining the two items but I’d have to object on one grounds. At least the Patriots actually accomplished something with their blow-out win.

Even with all of Obama’s efforts to put his finger on the scales there is incredibly little to show for the efforts (aside from a huge bill that my kids will be stuck with).

    I wish you were correct. Zero has effectively advanced the modern liberal-progressive agenda. Neither the courts or the Republicans are showing any desire or willingness to roll back his unlawful overreaches.

buckeyeminuteman | January 22, 2015 at 12:31 pm

I was pretty late getting in to work today. Belichick let the air out of my tires.

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