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Now Learn the Reverse Jindal Two-Step

April 19th, 2010

In my previous post, I taught y’all how to do the Jindal Two-Step. Now I’m going to show you the Reverse Jindal Two-Step. You may recall that in the simple Jindal Two-Step you do something THEN you claim you’re not doing that exact same thing. The Reverse Jindal Two-Step is merely the same thing except backwards:

1) DON’T do something (or say you’re not going to do that thing):

Governor Jindal said: Unlike Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, and New Mexico, which all assumed in their budgets that FMAP aid would be extended for their states – this budget does not anticipate federal relief for FMAP, out of an abundance of caution. [nwlanews.com, 2/15/2010]

2) Then do that thing you told the world you would not do:
By relying on a federal bailout to solve the 2010-11 budget deficit, Jindal is courting potential opposition from legislators who might be leery of using that money until Congress has acted. [T-P, 4/17/2010]
As you can see, you’ll add flair and pizazz to the first part of this dance move if you also criticize others for doing something that you’ll turn right around and do yourself. Try out these moves at your next Fais Do Do. It’ll be a hit! Let me know how it works out.

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