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Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Shorter Howard Kurtz

The media's acclamation of Barack Obama's historic victory is basically justified, but it still bugs me.

I don't recall Kurtz crying foul over the media's kid gloves treatment of George W. Bush during the 2000 race or its worshipful deference to him in the months and years following Sept. 11.

.: posted by hornswaggler 5:30 PM

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