Credit where it’s due to the Bolt and Blair audience – they have largely been graceful and accepting of the election result. While Andrew started out handling the defeat pretty well, his inability to keep from injecting snippy remarks into every update. My favourite came right at the end:
Now he’s doing his “yes, we can” riff, and it’s draining away into slogans. He finishes on this limp note, but the music is soaring. On walks his wife, Michelle, pumping a clenched fist with a fierce grin. Hmm.
A “fierce grin”? Is that like a terrorist fist jab?
Andrew also picked up on one of the hot themes from the conservative commentators – Obama won because his race helped him. That’s right – black people are racist. Bastards. Even Janet says so.
But the angry right has come out a bit further on other sites. Trawl the comments at Little Green Footballs for some good examples. Not my President. America is doomed. Israel is doomed. I’m leaving the country. Time to secede. And that’s after the more dramatic comments have been deleted.
Of course, there’s bound to be plenty more to come from bitter conservatives. GrodsCorp is on A Western Heart watch. Kudos to those who have taken it on the chin, but I’m going to reserve the right to have a laugh at those who have fulfilled their own caricature of Teh Left.