Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Today In Both Sides Do It: Ron Fournier, The Sad Clown of Centrism

Craven Both Siderist weasels like Ron Fournier have overstayed their subsidized vacation in our public square by about 20 years and no longer have any place in any adult conversation about anything.

Which is why I'm for serious Ron Fournier control.

And for the corporate media outlet that gets it done.

Which is none of them.


trgahan said...

I guess Ron can afford fence sitting when, unlike elected members of his party, he doesn't have to worry about the NRA flooding a primary opponent with campaign cash for anything less than an unbroken "MORE Guns and Zero Liability!" platform.

Also the supporters of one party also tend to show up at statehouses literally armed to the teeth anytime the other party tries to do what 70% of Americans, regardless of party affiliation, want.

Henny said...

"I've got more David Brookses than I need but not as many as I want," says your corporate librul media.

Robt said...

Just waiting for your pal Ron F. to arrive at his home after a long hour at the media outlet. eXPLAINING HOW blm IS THE SAME AS THE bUNDY rANCH gANG.

Only to find a conservative Freedom Mormon militia group has broken into his home and has dug in with guns and "Ammo Bundy" It's occupying leader.
Because they are ready to die for their beliefs. Fight for what they believe in. They want Ron's house to be returned to the Original Cowboys who were here first.
While they tweet out asking for people to send "snacks". They are running low on snacks and getting desperate. All you freedom fighters that want to support us. "SEND SNACKS'.

jjstraka said...

He can't possibly actually believe what he said in that tweet. Which makes it worse. Or he might just have a fundamental misunderstanding how how the government functions, which might be even worse again, since he is presented as an expert on at least one channel every Sunday. Anxiously awaiting his both sides gymnastics routine that lays half the blame for the Oregon militia land-grab at the feet of an overzealous Obama Bureau of Land Management. Assuming anyone ever covers it.

Yastreblyansky said...

Just waiting for your pal Ron F. to arrive at his home after a long hour at the media outlet. eXPLAINING HOW blm IS THE SAME AS THE bUNDY rANCH gANG.

Luckily we've got young Conor Friedersdorf at the Atlantic picking up the slack on that one.

keith gargus said...

I guess the question that Ron 'picket fence wedged up my ass' Fournier needs to answer is: what exactly is, or has ever been, the gun control offer from the goopers?

Ivory Bill Woodpecker said...

Speaking of the Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, 2016 edition--from The Concourse:

Those Jamokes In Oregon Aren't Terrorists; They're Jamokes"

My favorite quotes:
"If bigger goobers than these exist on our planet, you identify them by the bruises from where they poked themselves in the eye while trying to pick their noses."

"Their guns, on the other hand, are very frightening—for precisely and entirely the same reason and to absolutely the same degree that those same guns would be frightening in the hands of toddlers."

Though yes, the double standard for armed right-wing "militiamen" vs. peaceful, if raucous, left-wing protesters does reek of hypocrisy.

Ivory Bill Woodpecker said...

Don't Snark On Me

Unknown said...

Ron "Severe Dementia" Fournier's epitaph will read: "Died of sadness over Obama's failed leadership"

He is basically a macro at this point, spitting out the same articles/tweets/talking points to any and every political event.

"The party that gets it done" is the "does he have head trauma?" dodge he folds into every faux-centrist rant. He's a very plugged-in political commentator, basically a full-time cast member at Morning Joke and Meet the Press. And yet, he either has dementia or deliberately misunderstands how the very government he claims to be reporting on works.

Ron "Severe Dementia" Fournier might currently be the single best exemplar of everything that's wrong with our political media. David f'ing Brooks is the biggest snake and most towering intellectual fraud, but he is at least playing a clever game. Fournier is just a sad man with undiagnosed head trauma.

James Singer said...

Makes me itch that my alma mater (NJ) harbors this fraud.