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The least surprising surprise you'll ever see

by: Eric B.

Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 18:59:47 PM EST

Last month, Lil' Fella was removed from the House budget committee because he voted against the Ryan plan because it didn't go far enough. At the time, he promised to wreak a terrible vengeance. Today, he voted for someone other than John Boehner, who rumor has it ordered a purge of Tea Party obstructionists from the committee. MLive ran the story with this curious headline.

Justin Amash casts surprising vote against embattled Speaker John Boehner's reelection

What's this tell you about the Grand Rapids media hub of MLive that they're surprised that Lil' Fella voted outside the mainstream?

Eric B. :: The least surprising surprise you'll ever see
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For the most part
I have quit going to that site They have replaced what used to be decent news coverage with SPORTS. They do not cover much of what happens in the Capital anymore, at least not until AFTER something happens.

They are like the rest of the media. Hypnotize the masses with modern gladiators while they screw them.

Good luck. And thank you for being one of a few that are trying to keep the news in the news.

In all fairness
the reporter said in Comments that the "surprise" was WHO bonehead Amash voted for.

I would be the 1st to say that GR Press has issues but reporter Zane McMillin seems to have more on the ball than most.

I doubt they have copy editors since they run the thing on a string to begin with.  So even with the explanation, it was a shitty title.  Obviuosly, it was a sensationalized title.  The explanation is very weasly.

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