"Being offended is a natural consequence of leaving the house." --Fran Lebowitz
"Willful ignorance comes at a price." --A. Tecacca

31 March 2012

From the GOP Presidential Campaign First Aid Exam

Question 46
Your candidate has eaten some bad clams and become deathly ill.  You must make him vomit by:

          ¨      Reading passages from JFK's Profiles in Courage
          ¨      Administering syrup of IPECAC
          ¨      Showing him a copy of the Bill of Rights.

Pope Theocratus I

24 March 2012

or a criminal like Friar Tuck

Geraldo Rivera doubled down on his incendiary comments about Trayvon Martin during a Friday appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor," saying that hoodies reminded people of criminals like the Unabomber and thus put them in danger.

Condoleezza Rice responds to Trayvon Martin Shooting

"Well, first of all, it's a great tragedy," Condoleezza Rice told Andrea Mitchell. "This young man has been deprived of life and that's an enormous tragedy."
All the while thinking: 'Damn, in a couple of years we could have used him as cannon fodder.'

Yes Virginia, there is a douche bag.

via Huff-n-Puff

13 March 2012

Disturbing Image 16

"This is my first trip to Cape Girardeau," Santorum told the crowd... It's good to be in the hometown of Rush Limbaugh, which some people see as a trip to Mecca." [source]
Santorum campaign staff later explained that the candidate, in no way
was suggesting that the audience was participating in the Hajj.

05 March 2012

Mitt's Tone-Deaf World

“It’s for the great middle class, the 80 to 90 percent of us in this country.”
per se

Gee, is someone being thrown under the bus to expiate the sins of all right-wing assholes?

McCain: Limbaugh outburst “totally unacceptable” 

Gingrich: “Limbaugh right to apologize for remarks” 

Peggy Noonan called Limbaugh's remarks "crude, rude, even piggish," and "deeply destructive and unhelpful."