Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Melanie Scarborough is a right wing columnist who is obsessed with the prospect of Barack Obama actually becoming president. In recent days, she has become particularly agitated, concluding with yesterday's column Last-minute doubts about Barack Obama. What follows is a letter to the editor that as of yet has not been published:
Melanie Scarborugh's musings on the state of the Republic are an unflagging source of amusement and a surefire way to get the work week started with a good laugh. As the presidential election draws to a close and the prospect of Barack Obama as the 44th president of these United States almost a foregone conclusion, Scarborough's rants have become increasingly febrile and apoplectic. Her latest attack on Obama finds the splenetic Scarborough at the top of her game, as she ticks off her objections to the exotic junior senator from Illinois: out or touch with the American heartland; an unrelenting critic of capitalism and the U.S. Constitution, particularly the First Amendment; and possessing no small-town America experience. Scarborough would be well-advised to seek professional therapy for her malady that, if the polls are to be believed, will spread and intensify after November 4th.

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