Paul Prescod's Blog – July 2011 Archive (2)

Possibillionism is based on a lie

 

It is a very cute and powerful rhetorical trick to take two seemingly-extreme positions and place yourself in the middle or outside of the two factions. "Ignore these two bickering children: we're the mature adults in the middle."

 

Recall that both Obama and McCain tried mightily to position themselves as outside of the usual left-right beltway squabbles. Each of them claimed to be the "maverick middle." It's very powerful to claim oneself as the "sane center" between…

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Possibillism: a satire

If you don't know about possibilionairism you should watch this video.

After you watch it you'll be ready to read on and understand.




 

Guido: "Brother! Brother! Our country as been invaded by barbarians! They intend to take away our rights, and especially the rights of our homosexual and female neighbors. We must fight them!"

 

Luigi: "Yes, I see that this is a big problem! What should we…

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