Friday, August 25, 2006

Some people have a real problem with irony.

And over at "Proud to be Hermetically Sealed," we have Joel Johannesen working himself into a high dudgeon over baseless left-wing media fabrications:

In another amazing liberal media feat, a “news” story picked-up by the Vancouver Sun (Canwest Global) has managed to base a story on Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on gaseous nothingness or what we in the Non-Liberal-Left Total BS-Spotting trade call, ”ether“. This is in contradistinction to the Liberal-left’s other sources for stories, which is described as ”wishful thinking based on our severely liberal-left world view“.

Uh huh. The day I take advice from Canada's conservatives on the dangers of weaving entire stories out of thin air is the day I take lessons in civility and multiculturalism from Kate McMillan.


eastern front said...

Its hard work being snarky when you've no other truth to offer.
Must be something in the paste.

A BCer in Toronto said...

The Vancouver Sun is liberal media? And Ann Coulter is a commie.

Grog said...

O Eastern Front:

So, tell me, do you, or Johannesen, have credible evidence to the contrary of what that story alleges?

What I see is Johannesen dismissing journalism out of hand because it shows a picture he doesn't like. I see no refutation whatsoever of the story itself.

He makes a few snarky dismissals of the content, but provides us with no reason to accept his thesis as being correct.

This is called "argument by assertion" - he's asserting something is true, but fails utterly to demonstrate why his assertion is true.

eastern front said...

O Grog.
I was referring to Joel.
Sorry for the ambiguity.