It's been a very busy week for loudmouths and idiots. So many in fact, that I think I should just order pitchers of STFU to keep my tab down. Bottoms up:
The N.Y. state chapter of NOW threw an absolute fit over Ted Kennedy's endorsement of Obama, calling it "the ultimate betrayal to women." And that's just for starters. Go here for the complete and completely unhinged rant.
The editors of The The New Hampshire Union-Leader are all bent out of shape about Hillary's play for the Florida delegates—first campaigning for them, and then trying to seat them. Everything they say is true and correct, but guess what? I don't want to hear you bitching about the primaries, New Hampshire, you're the fucking problem. Hopefully your days of importance are over, and this bullshit primary setup is trashed. Then you can go back to doing what you do the other 1,460 days between elections—being the poor man's Vermont.
Just because those
I actually thought this was a joke when I saw it. Snarlin' Arlen wants NFL Commissioner Goodell to come before Congress and explain why the League destroyed the Patriots "spygate" tapes. Specter went as far as declaring this action "analogous to the CIA destruction of tapes." Yeah. It's just like that. The Patriots violated the countless laws and international treaties when they sent a guy out to walk around with a camcorder at the Meadowlands. Luckily for Goodell and Belichick, ole Arlen never follows through on his threats...
Look. I love the Professor as much as the next guy, but for some reason he's got a stick up his ass about Obama. Monday's "Lessons of 1992" installment was the most convoluted anti-Obama rationale yet: See, Bill Clinton already tried this message of hope, post-partisan approach, and it didn't work. So Obama's got nothing to offer. Better go with...the Clintons? Take a vacation until the general election, okay Paul?
UPDATE: NANCY PELOSI
[c/o Toast] Madame Speaker is sounding off about President Bush's latest signing statement:
"I reject the notion in his signing statement that he can pick and choose which provisions of this law to execute," said Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California. "His job, under the Constitution, is to faithfully execute the law - every part of it - and I expect him to do just that."
No, granted, this specific statement is among the most blatently unconstitutional assertions of CIC power yet, but I still don't want to hear it Nancy. Bush has been doing this all along, and you have been letting him. In seven years he has chosen to exempt himself from more laws than all previous Presidents combined. All of them. As in two hundred years worth. So don't get all feisty about it now, you have no intention of doing anything about it, so do as the mug says.