wombat_socho (wombat_socho) wrote,
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The genius of the Other McCain

Given the Newtonian opposition of their political loyalties, and their vastly different literary ouevres, the fans of Hunter S. Thompson and the fans of Ann Coulter are very near to being mutually exclusive sets. A Venn diagram would show an almost infinitesimal overlap between Set A (those who admire the drug-addled king of gonzo) and Set B (those who admire the acid-tongued right-wing blonde). Yet as one of the few occupants of Set AB, I find striking parallels between the two, and wonder why others don’t also see these parallels.

He makes it work. Read the whole thing. Unintentional bonus irony courtesy of a commenter who slams Coulter's research - by citing Media Matters as an authority, LOL.
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