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Mark Penn Does Not See ‘Angry Left’ As New Important Microtrend

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Monster-Emperor of Targeted Polls and Hillary Clinton’s personal Iago, Mark Penn, went on the Morning Joe program today because his important book from 90 years ago, Microtrends, is now in paperback. Hooray! (And if you blog about it, you win ten million dollars!)

Mika first asks him the crucial question of whether there is too much of an “Angry Left” today wanting to prosecute people for crimes, but Mark Penn says no, they are minding their manners and accepting Obama’s Centrism. What else, hmm, Pat Buchanan starts shouting about inflation… and Pelosi, she’s a liar to America! No mention of this hippie nonsense, however.


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  1. Red Zeppelin

    Sorry, just can’t get over those wobbling chins. Not really snark, but that is all I get out of this.

  2. OReillysVibrator

    I think Mark Penn is planning a brilliant scheme to sabotage Obama so that he loses in 2012, so he can lead the campaign for a Hillary Clinton 2016 run.

  3. queeraselvis v 2.0

    Man, Jabba the Hutt has certainly put on some weight since he ate Princess Leia and Chewbacca.

  4. SayItWithWookies

    “So maybe Hillary had something to do with the photos not being released. What do you know about that?” Oh, look — an innuendo, and we witnessed it being born. Expect Pete Hoekstra and Lush Dimbulb to be all over this in a week.

  5. bobwurst

    slightly OT, but will someone please put Patrick J. Buchanan out of my misery? Please? I don’t care if he has a stroke, or chokes on the fingerbone of an over-ripe fetus, or whatever, just make him go away.

  6. dijetlo

    I think they should have the other one on…Teller. He doesn’t speak but then again neither do most peple who appear on Morning Joe.

  7. magic titty

    Wait, they’re wondering about the so-called Angry Left, while in the next breath people demand for Nancy Pelosi to be drawn and quartered during the Dancing With The Stars finale?

    Hmm ok.

  8. chascates

    I’m one of the Angry Left who would love to see prosecutions for crimes. That includes media personalities who cheered the criminals on.

  9. WadISay

    In 3:46 Mark Penn could have pounded down a dozen Krispy Kremes. This has got to be killing him.

  10. slavojzizek

    As a member of the angry left, I will be very dissapointed if Obama doesn’t prosecute everyone connected to Hillary’s campaign, including Fatso Penn. Just because.

  11. The Station Manager

    He looks like he just ate a baby.

    [re=319563]Red Zeppelin[/re]: I couldn’t handle it either.

  12. OrangeAlert

    The Angry Left needs to stick to criticizing the fifteen Super Important and Significant Republicans left in the country and let Obama move forward with his plans to transfer ownership of Fort Knox to Larry Summers and wage a “Smart War” in “Af-Pak”. How many center-right things do these damn hippies think he can handle at once?

    They need to follow Bill Maher’s example and channel Cheney in Barry’s defense.

  13. Come here a minute

    Moar and moar the timeline is raising the question of why, if the torture was too prevent terrorist attacks, it seemed two happen mainly during the period when we was, the Bush crowd were, looking for what was essentially political information three justify the gorilla invasion of Iraq.

  14. Crank Tango

    I am sick of the whining angry left. all they ever do these days is shake their teabags and talk about seceding. Elections have consequences people, and these angry lefts need to STFU.

  15. Delicious

    How can you stay mad at Mark Penn? He gives known bad advice. People pay him millions for his known bad advice. He is rich and on the Tee-Vee. God Bless America!

  16. hobospacejunkie

    [re=319565]x111e7thst[/re]: Mark Penn, bloviating baboon or porcine prognosticator?

    Definitely porcine prognosticator. He’s even got a Porky Pig face. Oink oink…that’s all folks!

  17. hobospacejunkie

    Who will assplode and die first? Addicted-to-donuts Mark Penn or drug-addicted Rush Limbaugh?

  18. Gorillionaire

    Who buys these books written by known losers? Do all the other pundits and advisors and scumbags just buy one another’s books to keep everybody afloat? Why not just get together every Friday and exchange five dollar bills?

  19. Turd Way

    Obama sounds more like Clinton during the primary because during the primary Obama recognized the Microtrend of Bush is Not Popular, so distance yourself from his policies. Even Sarah Palin understood that 2008 was a Change Election but PR whiz Penn had graphs that proved that 2008 was a Hillary Clinton is a Hard Ass Election.

  20. hobospacejunkie

    [re=319680]x111e7thst[/re]: I don’t know the answer, but I do know it’s cruel & unusual punsishment to ask someone to find out.

  21. pedestrian rage

    My college adviser made me read (yikes, perhaps BUY) Microtrends in hardcover. Was it the extra scratch from my purchase that started orbital Mark down the road of gluttony & self-satisifaction?

    Could one of you please check into this? I’ll be exercising like a 1980’s anorexic who just ate a bear claw from now until tomorrow, noon-ish.

  22. CivicHoliday

    [re=319679]Turd Way[/re]: read that as “hard ass erection” the first time and thought it fitting

  23. guerilla-nation

    how many crates of cheetos did msnbc have to fork over to get penn’s fat ass out of bed early enough to be on morning joe?

    he’s got more chins than the hong kong phone book?

  24. A Better American Than YOU

    Any personal stylist worth his/her salt would suggest the slimming effect of a throat beard.

  25. ladymacbeth

    if mark is hillary’s personal iago, does this mean bill will be strangled b/c he lost his handkerchief?

    so many questions.

  26. arclight

    Wow, having to look at Mark Penn makes me temporarily lose my stiffy for Mika Brzezinski.

  27. Mad Farmer Manifest

    He does think that keeping Han Solo in carbonite is an important microtrend, so there is that.

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