Monday, April 21, 2008

Third Person Silly

A lot has been said about State Rep Don Pridemore and whether he might or might not be facing a challenge in the primary this year. More words have been spent on reaction to the reaction to the non-announcement.

But, to me, the fun part was Pridemore's prideful reaction to WRTL's reaction to Pridemore's initial announcement which, he claims, was not really an announcement he meant. Who writes press releases in third person perfect anymore? It reads like a SNL script.

Wisconsin Right to Life has launched a ridiculous attack against
Representative Pridemore. [snip]

It is not Gleisner’s pro-life record that Representative
Pridemore objected to, though; on the contrary, Representative Pridemore is and
has always been an unwavering supporter [snip]

has its origins in private conversations Representative Pridemore has
had with them and other third-party groups to ask for their viewpoints and
suggestions about possible areas of legislation to research and explore in the
future. “If the Democrats’ plan to appoint judges starts to gain momentum, we
will need to have something in the works to assure that voters retain their
rights,” said Pridemore. [snip]

should be ashamed of themselves,” Pridemore said. “I have promised them that

I could say that the release suffers from a bad case of eye-strain but I'll just offer these words from another source.
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs 18:12

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