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Archive for the 'government' Category

Too Opportunistic to be Ashamed

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

The Republican demagogue corps goes through the motions. Figures that this particular troll deigns finally to show his face and utter the word “Katrina” after years well spent cowering in obscurity. I guess there’s a statute of limitations on shame?

Bush’s Scandalous Legacy

Friday, November 21st, 2008

George W. Bush will be remembered for his near-comprehensive absence during the current economic crisis. Too tired and/or ashamed, he’s been nearly invisible (and most certainly ineffective) since the financial cratering of September ’08. It seems an absurdly appropriate end to a criminally wrongheaded eight-year Administrative run. It’s left up to the President-elect to try [...]

“…[T]he GOP has surrendered its high ground to its lowest brows”

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

The love affair between the Republicans and the religious right: It’s complicated. Newt lowers the brow-bar.

Fingers Crossed…

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Pew Poll: Growing Doubts About McCain’s Judgment, Age and Campaign Conduct

Temperament and Judgment

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Another one jumps in the tank.

A Renewed Culture War

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Desperate and divisive demagoguery. Don’t forget this is lame, opportunistic and transparent pseudo-outrage. Only eighteen days to go. How low can McCain go?

Hitchens: Vote Obama

Monday, October 13th, 2008

It’s the indignity, stupid: The most insulting thing that a politician can do is to compel you to ask yourself: “What does he take me for?” Precisely this question is provoked by the selection of Gov. Sarah Palin.

Sarah Palin Didn’t Abuse Power. Power Just, Uh, Fell Down the Stairs.

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Yeah. That’s it. I wonder if Power will be asked to pay for its own rape kit?

A Song For McCain

Friday, October 10th, 2008

(…this could also go out to Fleet Week and the Blue Angels). And so once again My dear Johnny my dear friend And so once again you are fightin’ us all And when I ask you why You raise your sticks and cry, and I fall Oh, my friend How did you come To trade [...]

Thank You Michelle

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Yes.