Impeachment manager / actor Madeleine Dean’s weepy voice-quivering comes across as particularly calculated— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) February 10, 2021
Because the “emoting” is always ultimately a power play, even if unconsciously. It’s intended to place primacy on their “experience” for the purpose of demanding compensation, whether it be via cultural cache or various political outcomeshttps://t.co/G91MPEZ179— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) February 10, 2021
It’s thus appropriate that the impeachment trial currently underway is mainly predicated on the “lived experience” of members of Congress who claim they were so profoundly victimized by the MAGA goofball riot— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) February 10, 2021
He sounds like he is talking to Oprah Winfrey.
Theodore Roosevelt was shot once and still finished his speech. The Rough Rider didn’t cry like a sissy in front of the press. He would have considered it a sign of effeminacy.
Did Winston Churchill ever sound like a wimp like this when the House of Commons was bombed by the Luftwaffe during the Blitz? This guy survived Baked Alaska and the QAnon Shaman.