weapons-grade hater love

weapons-grade hater

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  • I remember that well. Guy looked like such a doofus in that tank that the whole thing backfired on him (no pun intended).

    October 8, 2008

  • Thanks, makes sense now.

    October 8, 2008

  • That's a reference to the 1988 presidential campaign between George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis. I didn't read this whole article at Wikipedia, but it may contain some illumination for you, particularly this portion: "'Dukakis in the tank' remains shorthand for backfired public relations outings."

    Kind of like "Mission Accomplished," but that wasn't part of a campaign.

    October 8, 2008

  • Interesting read, although I didn't get 'Dukakis-in-the-tank territory'.

    October 8, 2008

  • Seen here.

    "Women are weapons-grade haters.... When women get their hate on, they don't just dislike, or find disfavor with, or sort of not really appreciate. They loathe — deeply, richly, sustainingly. I do not say this to disparage my gender; women also love in more or less the same way...."

    October 8, 2008