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A vast right-wing media conspiracy

That’s all this here P.U.M.A. thing is, and I’ll tell you why. I was listening to the convention on NPR while driving back from Hoboken and that bastion of conservatism put a clip from the P.U.M.A. website. At first it was just ridiculous. The commentator, in an aside, said "Well there will always be some people who will be absurd" before recovering to put in resistant or something like that. What got me was that the P.U.M.A. clip ended with the Northwestern wildcat growl that is played after every first down, good play, or loss that isn’t a blowout (very few and far between). Amateur hour. Just like one of my favorite bloggers telling me that a wrong clock is right twice a day. Trite.

I hate that wildcat noise, it’s like fingernails, chalk and all manner of annoyances grating on a chalkboard. Somehow it also gives rise to the awful screeching noise of the media in covering a fringe astroturf group full of such loonies that they do not even realize that McCain is a staunch pro-lifer.

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