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lees1975

(3,845 posts)
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 10:54 AM Nov 2021

Louisiana Senator Kennedy Compared to "Foghorn Leghorn" Cartoon [View all]

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/11/22/our-foghorn-leghorn-republican-senator-little-resembles-his-former-democratic-self-louisiana-we-know-type/

I'm shocked to learn that this guy was once a moderate Democrat opposed to tax cuts for the wealthy and is actually a highly educated attorney. In Louisiana, I guess you have to play dumb to get elected. Apparently everything about the guy is an act, down to his annoying, whiny, ignorant-sounding Southern accent.

We're seriously trapped by media images, sixty-second sound-bytes and, on top of it all, ignorance. Greed and the intoxicating effects of money and power are in the driver's seat. What are we teaching kids in school? Certainly not much in the way of critical thinking skills. Or verbal expression.



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