WELCOME INSTAPUNDIT READERS! Embrace the cockiness (it’ll be our secret)!
Dear Readers: Schadenfreude is the German word that means: Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. (Roots, schaden = harm, freude = joy).
I suggest we all learn to embrace the term, as we will be enjoying a lot of it for the next few weeks!
Recall that I predicted the press would turn on Obama. Little did I realize it would happen so soon. One of his nastiest, most vile, odious supporters had this to say – Did Obama Just Throw The Entire Election Away?
I’ve never seen a candidate self-destruct for no external reason this late in a campaign before. Gore was better in his first debate – and he threw a solid lead into the trash that night. Even Bush was better in 2004 than Obama last week. Even Reagan’s meandering mess in 1984 was better – and he had approaching Alzheimer’s to blame.
I’m trying to see a silver lining. But when a president self-immolates on live TV, and his opponent shines with lies and smiles, and a record number of people watch, it’s hard to see how a president and his party recover.
To answer Andrew Sullivan’s question:
Now, onto MUT’s Question of the Day: Is it Possible to Enjoy SCHADENFREUDE Too Much???
William Shatner will answer:
AND DON’T TELL ME NOT TO GET COCKY! I join Hillary is 44 in some well deserved gloating.
Now, onto making the poll breakthrough into a historic landslide. I WANT TO HEAR THE PRESS USE THIS PHRASE NOV. 6TH.
Remember the hideous “we love you, 48%” post-Obama victory reach-out inanity:
Here is my proposal for 2012:
Yes, a bit bold. BUT I AM GETTING COCKY AND LOVING IT!