Wednesday, September 17, 2008

I'll Play

I'm happy to help spread the meme: Republicans Are The Party That Wrecked America.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

They Live

K and I were looking at the section of our yard that we've decided to let become a mushroom patch, and which previously hosted a small colony of chanterelles until a horrible hard-raking debacle courtesy of K's wanting-to-be-helpful father (who really is incredibly helpful) a couple of years ago. Today we were lamenting the demise of the chanterelles when K spotted this:

Cue chorus of "Hallelujah".

Friday, September 12, 2008

But it won't matter...

So, Sarah Palin doesn't appear to know what the Bush Doctrine is. The fact that she embodies its application in her willingness to kick some Russian ass is all that the mouth breathers need to know.

Bonus: shorter video Palin:

Tuesday, September 09, 2008


A standard knock against corporate media coverage of elections is that it resembles nothing so much as sports broadcasting--empty storylines about strategy (can USC stop the run? Can the Republican 9/11 machine dupe voters yet again?) , but nothing of substance. CNN literally cops with this graphic:

Seriously, it alternates between 'BALLOT BOWL '08' and 'CNN= POLITICS'. You can watch it here.

ADDING: Exhibit B: " In the heat of a campaign, operatives will pounce on any misstep and play to the referees over any arguable foul."