Comments: Jeffrey Goldberg Still America's Preeminent Propagandist (Part II)

And worth EVERY nickel...

Posted by JerseyJeffersonian at August 13, 2010 05:04 PM

I gave $29. I picked that figure because Parry will ship you 3 of his books which is a great deal. I already have them but I'll donate them to the library.

Posted by cemmcs at August 13, 2010 05:21 PM

$10. Don't say I don't love you.

The donation page could use a Paypal option.

Posted by will shetterly at August 13, 2010 05:37 PM

your friend setty

won a caption competition on my blerg:

Setty said "send the $8.50 to consortium news"

So i did.

The end, happy weekend

Posted by otto at August 13, 2010 11:47 PM

I donated $50.

Posted by b.a. at August 14, 2010 12:40 AM

"…and this is not THAT TABLE."

"what options are on THIS table?"

"what you see is what you get."

"i thought we were speaking metaphorically. are you saying that the absence of a table means the absence of---"

"there is more than one table. there was never not a table."

"are any of the tables in the room with us right now?"

"do you represent the iranians?"


"are you otherwise a stakeholder?"

"i bought the shells and paid the gunner."

"then: no. YOUR taxes paid for something ELSE."

"on a table."

"on as many tables as our generals on the ground recommend."

"are you still talking about killing people?"

"not with you."

Posted by hapa at August 14, 2010 02:08 AM

Don't forget shooting down their Airbus.

Posted by Richard S at August 14, 2010 08:10 AM
Q: What should we do with Iran?
A. All options are on the table.
Q: Should we bomb them? Is bombing them on the table?
A: Bombing them must be on the table, because it is an option, and all options are on the table.
Q: What about starving them to death with sanctions? Is starving them to death with sanctions on the table?
A: In that an option? Because if it is an option, then it must be, as we have mentioned before, on the table.
Q: What about bombing their cities and burning their children and raping their livestock and feeding their people to thousands of millions of man-eating ants and piling their skulls into a heaping bonfire on the White House lawn while the President and the Cabinet and the Joint Chiefs of Staff dance naked in circles ejaculating wildly into the flesh-filled smoke? Is that on the table?
A: It would be irresponsible for this option not to be on the table, given that all other options, as we have said, are on the table.
Q: What about leaving Iran alone? Is that on the table?
A: No. That is not on the table, because it is not an option.
Q: Are you sure? It looks like an option.
A: It may look like an option, but in fact it is the East Tunisian mock option, which over the course of many years has evolved to mimic the distinctive coloring and plumage of the true American option, in order to better evade and intimidate predators.

Posted by dizzy at August 14, 2010 05:41 PM