TPM’s Josh Marshall not impressed with Buzzfeed’s cute take on liberal hypocrisy

Buzzfeed takes a lot of flak for trying to strike a balance between cute cat photos and “serious” political coverage, but Talking Points Memo’s Josh Marshall took issue with Buzzfeed’s GIF-heavy take on liberal hypocrisy, “7 Things Democrats Would Have Freaked Out About If Bush Had Done Them.”┬áBecause when Buzzfeed asks why Democrats aren’t outraged about Guantanamo, or the Afghanistan surge or drone strikes, it looks all like this:

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Marshall was all like:

But then Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith was all like this.

This is unexpected.

It is late, and North Korea very likely just set off a nuclear bomb. We’re going to check out some cute kittens while we wait for the White House to reassure us everything’s under control.