Moonbats lament Vice-President's survival.
Dean Barnett at Hugh Hewitt's blog:

Sorry, Daily Kos – you’re now officially yesterday’s news. With today’s blogospheric reaction to the attempt on Dick Cheney’s life, the Huffington Post has officially and easily surpassed you as the one indispensable stop for readers wishing to sample the fury, bile and idiocy of the sub-moronic left.

Before getting to the HuffPo, first let me offer some uncustomary love to the Kossacks. In the one “recommended diary” on their site regarding today’s events in Afghanistan, the Kossacks responded in a relatively dignified manner. “Relatively” is of course the operable term here, but had this happened three years ago the Kossacks would have probably registered their displeasure over the fact that Cheney was still alive. . . . This represents major progress for the site, and reflects well on Markos’ efforts to make the site respectable enough that mainstream politicians will continue to pursue the community’s affections. Markos has well learned the lessons of past embarrassments. . . .

Fortunately, we’ll always have the Suffaluffagus Huffington Post, or at least we will until Ariana runs out of money. Goldfarb the Also Indispensable of the Weekly Standard calls our attention to this HuffPo comment thread following a story about the assassination attempt. Here are a few samples:

“Geoman 77” (if that’s his real name) opines, “Cheney's spokeswoman said he was fine. F**k.”

“ResistanceIsFutile” gets right to the point: “S**t!”

“Fantanfanny” shows some carefully calibrated outrage: “So Cheney is personally responsible for the deaths of 14 innocent people...and then he waddles off to lunch!! What a piece of s**t!”

“Irual” shows his/her/its outrage by using a lot of exclamation points: “To (sic) bad they missed!!!!!!!!!!!!”

“TBD” shows the kind of plucky optimism that made America great: “Better luck next time!”

“Pakiman47” waxes wistful: “What a different world we would be living in today if they had succeeded.”

“Ncjohn” hears history’s echo: “In 1944 Claus von Stauffenberg's bomb unfortunately missed Hitler. I see the parallel and the inherent risk. This is to that what 9/11 was to the burning of the Reichstag. I am waiting for this effort to obliterate Cheney to be linked to Iran just like 9/11 was purposefully linked to Iraq by the ghouls who control our country.”

“Jazzman” sees the same parallel: “Isn't this the moral dilemma that Deitrich Bonheoffer found himself in when he chose to join a plot to assasinate (sic) Hitler. If we know that Cheney is plotting to light up the entire Middle East region by instigating an attack on Iran, if we know he is lying to do so, if we know that he is launching these wars to line the pockets of his corporate friends, and establish hegemony around the globe, if we know that he intends to hijack civil liberties and destroy constitutional government in this country, should we cheer if someone could stop him before hand?”

I was going to offer my own pithy summation of what this all means, but I could do no better than one of the Huffington Post’s lonely voices of reason, BJasinBeetlejuice, who courageously waded into the virtual cesspool to do battle with Angry Left:

Some might think the comments on this thread represent a dark day for the Hufftards.

I think the light is finally shining on the seething hatred that dominates the angry left.

You're just demonstrating what I and a lot of conservative posters have been saying for a long time. It's BDS manifest. We should have a "race for the cure" and colored ribbons or wrist bands or something.

Let us have some more, Hufftards!

As the great man says, Indeed.
Posted by: Mike 2007-02-27