Posts Tagged ‘Election 2008’

Samuel Maverick

NY Times: Samuel Maverick

Everyone’s calling themselves a maverick these days. According to the NY Times, the Maverick family is fuming:

“It’s just incredible — the nerve! — to suggest that he’s not part of that Republican herd. Every time we hear it, all my children and I and all my family shrink a little and say, ‘Oh, my God, he said it again.’ ”

Every time we hear it we think, drink! And it makes us happy. Simple solution. Revisiting this post will remind you that a maverick is “an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party.” So, McCain’s stunt is an excuse to drink away the obvious tension between popular democracy and the actual term maverick as used in election politics. Thanks, blogosphere.

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Clusterflock of words: Election politics. Where is print media? The words are dying!

9:54 ET: Maverick! Drink!


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