Posted by Brian at 1:42 PM
Via Balloon Juice:
“I don’t believe there’s two sides to every story. It’s black and white,” Wurzelbacher explained. “There’s right and wrong.”Which is, of course, two sides, even for Republicans.
Joe's right, in a roundabout sort of way. I don't believe there are two sides to every story either. Usually there are way more than two--the world's a complex place, no matter what idiots like Joe-the-not-quite-sentient like to believe. And when it comes to solving problems, often there are multiple ways to get there, all of them more or less "right."
Of course, what Joe means is that there's his way and then everything else that might contradict him, which is, in his view, the wrong way. Must be something to live in such ignorant bliss, never questioning your worldview, never seeing any situation as so complex that it might take more than a gut feeling to find your way through. At least when Stephen Colbert does it, it's an act. Joe apparently lives his life that way, and that's sad. I'd pity him if he weren't such a jerk about it.
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