Obama’s Peanut Gallery

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Glenn Greenwald:

There are about 30 obsessive, truly unstable Obama cultists who sit on Twitter all day, literally, smearing with vile, rancid invective anyone who criticizes their Leader – last night’s target: @JoanWalsh – just look at her stream to see what they spew every day, all day, at anyone who commits the Supreme Sin of criticizing the President of the United States. Every day they find a new heretic – it’s the same 30 people over and over – whose only life activity seems to be this

Only 30? Actually, that doesn’t seem so bad to me. I would’ve figured that Obama still had at least a few thousand die-hard supporters on Twitter. This is either a sign that the mental health of the left is fairly good, or else that Obama is going to have a tougher time getting reelected than I think.

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