Did you know all-powerful Arch-Villain Barack Obama took advantage of a well-placed ice storm to kill a few dozen bitter Caucasians in Kentucky because he hates white devils so much?
And speaking of the Obama National Press Corps, how come we haven’t heard all about the 42 American citizens who have died in Kentucky as a result of the ice storms?
Lots of linkage there, but it appears La Murphy uses links the way Ann Coulter uses footnotes — to bamboozle a drooling idiot target audience. See, if readers don’t click links or check footnotes, they give dishonest people like Murphy and Coulter an opportunity to lend an imprimatur of truthiness to a pack of lies.
Either Murphy herself doesn’t get that links are supposed to amplify or support the content in which they appear, or else she counts on her dim-bulb readers’ ignorance of this principle. Why else would she so frequently provide links that either do nothing to support the point she’s trying to make or — worse yet — directly contradict it?
The above snippet is no exception: If you click the first link she provides, you’ll learn that 11 people died in Kentucky; the 42 figure is the nationwide death toll from the massive storm, and it includes deaths from causes ranging from hypothermia to car accidents to carbon monoxide poisoning. The AP doesn’t break the dead down by race. And none of the actual news articles in any of the links say shit about FEMA.
The only mention of FEMA is an unsubstantiated claim from a deranged wingnut site that is the object of Murphy’s second link. How credible is this wingnut site Murphy links? Well, here’s that site’s take on Hillary Clinton:
Hillary’s ideology is an amalgam of New Left marxism and grievance feminism, the kind of unwholesome stew that is commonplace on elite college campuses.
Yep, that’s a source all PUMAs and “feminists” should embrace uncritically. The third link is to some faded PUMA scent mark from last April condemning then-candidate Obama’s “bitter” comment.
So, in summary, Murphy provides three links in two paragraphs, and not a single one supports what she says. Either she doesn’t understand the purpose of links, or she’s betting on PUMA Stooopid to get away with it. Which admittedly is a pretty safe bet.
You know, criticizing the president of a country as fucked up as this one currently is shouldn’t be hard — even a president who hasn’t been on the job two weeks yet. Maybe FEMA really did fuck up in this ice storm scenario. Maybe Obama appointed an incompetent boob from the International Arabian Horse Association to run FEMA last week, and that dude is responsible for storm-related car accidents in Oklahoma.
The thing is, even if that were the case, you wouldn’t know it from reading Obama’s self-appointed critics at the PUMA sites. Those clowns are so monumentally incompetent that they are incapable of substantiating their claims or providing credible analysis of fairly straightforward legislation. It’s all FAIL, all the time with the hairball-horkers, so I guess the answer to the title question is: both. The president certainly is fortunate in his enemies.