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Feb 28 2009

Political Snark at its Finest

Digby highlighted one of the most beautiful rants I’ve read all week. I’m only going to give you snippets. Go. Read the whole thing. I don’t care if it’s Saturday – you only think you have better things to do:

No. You’re idiots and your mothers are embarrassed by every single one of you. It’s almost rush hour. Go panhandle outside the Heritage Foundation now. And Accuracy in Media remains one of the most blissfully ironic names in the political lexicon. Once, when writing about John McCain for Esquire, just at the very beginning of the Full Monica, I went to CPAC. (In those days, it should be noted, McCain didn’t have three votes in the hall.) What you had there then was what you have there now–the distilled essence of what Krugman was talking about when he mentioned Beavis and Butthead in relationship to the conservative movement the other night.

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Look at this decaying lump of abject fail. Kids, in every place save his own mind, Newt Gingrich ended up a profound political failure. Rick Santorum lost. Badly. Global-warming denial? At least invite some UFOlogists to really liven things up. Election fraud? From the party of Katherine Harris? Citizen-led reform? In a country that has demonstrated its revulsion toward all you stand for in two consecutive elections, and that’s now lining up at almost 60 percent behind a huge big-gubmint stimulus plan that makes Arthur Laffer cry like a child every night?

Damn, that’s tasty!