If you can get through this series of bizarro interviews without at least one hearty chuckle and/or gasp of “oh my God I know someone just like that,” I’ll give you a dollar. Funny, depressing, and true, all at once. Political humor doesn’t get any better than the Onion.
And if not, I just steal them from other blogs. From a commenter at Lawyers, Guns and Money: Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel, François Hollande, Bashar al Assad and Gary Johnson walk into a bar. Johnson says, “Who the fuck are these people?” Ba dum bum. Try the veal.
How to make heads explode in the right wing nutosphere, in one lovely bumper sticker.
My favorite (!) Washington Post reporter, Chris Cillizza, had a story earlier this week trying to analogize presidential candidates to Game of Thrones characters. Didn’t really work for me. Cersei/Hillary is obvious, but Trump as Robert Baratheon? Please. Here’s a list of his choices. Then I’ll give you some of mine, and ask for you to help me do better than… Read more »
If Republican Party elite didn’t already have enough heartburn over the prospects of a Trump nomination, the release of a number of polls over the last couple of days likely has them reaching for the nearest container of Pepcid AC. It is no secret they are hoping the field continues to winnow down so all of the mainstream voters can… Read more »
A couple of days ago, I learned of a video, which appears to have been made in the 1970s, promoting AFSCME, one of the country’s largest and most powerful unions. Nobody know what happened to the audio from the original ad, but apparently, somebody from a local TV station took the video and did an alternate audio track featuring a… Read more »
At least in part. And I eventually do come to bed. Usually.
Not a great year politically (one good thing was that I met my future wife in January, the day after George Bush the elder was sworn into office). One of the worst things that happened that year was the end of Bloom County, assuredly one of the greatest comic strips ever. Well, now it’s BACK. Today, for the first time in… Read more »