Thursday, November 24, 2011

I am thankful for Janeane Garofalo (with video)

MEDIAite with video (03:24) from Countdown on Current TV:
Appearing on Countdown Wednesday evening with guest host David Shuster, actress-comedienne Janeane Garofalo criticized the Republican’s 2012 political strategy of labeling President Obama as elitist — or “uppity” as Rush Limbaugh has on his program. “It always works on a certain segment of the population. If you are trying to appeal to the worst in us,” Garofalo observed. “Quite literally, the worst in us and you’re trying to go to the limbic brain of anxiety, fear, intolerance, hatred, bitterness, ignorance, you have to just use these very simple, as they say, dog whistle words.” MORE...

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