When an even vaguely prominent national political figure sets foot in Iowa, the question is inevitably asked: Are you interested in running for president? Sharron Angle, in the Hawkeye State to attend the premiere of “The Genesis Code,” a Christian movie featuring Fred Thompson, got it on Wednesday and her response prompted this Des Moines Register headline: “Sharron Angle comes to Iowa, doesn’t rule out presidential bid.”
“I’ll just say I have lots of options for the future, and I’m investigating all my options,” she told the paper.
How can she afford a trip to Iowa to watch a movie? Is she collecting unemployment benefits? Why isn’t that lazy ass working?
[It’s called Braque Family Triptych (right wing), I kid you not.]
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One of my favorite animated shows on television was King of the Hill. It took place in Texas, so it naturally reminded me of Chimpy. Since it’s the 10th anniversary of the Supreme Court appointing Chimpy to the preznitcy, it’s fitting we begin with a picture of him (and even more fitting that it celebrates the end of his reign, knowing all the damage he did)…
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Hey, kids, yesterday we focused on books. Today, I thought we’d cover a different kind of book–comics! When I was a kid, one of my favorite comic books were the ones about
Chimpy Archie and his gang. The Betty and Veronica series was probably my favorite, but the Alberto Gonzales and Monica Goodling Berty and Monica ones were pretty funny, too!
Original comic book cover
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I just read that Leslie Nielsen, one of my favorite actors, died at the age of 84. I hope he won’t mind if I recycle some of his movies that I already recycled. I had 2 versions of The Naked Gun, one with Fred Thompson, who was gunnin’ for votes…
Original DVD cover
I’m watching the Food Channel at the moment, so I thought we’d continue on with our exploration of Rethuglican cuisine. I thought we could take a look at cereal. After all, everyone loves cereal, just ask Mikey!
I bet it tastes even better when topped with Chuckleberries.
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From The New York Times:
WASHINGTON — Republicans emerged from Tuesday’s elections energized by victories in Virginia and New Jersey, but their leaders immediately began maneuvering to avoid a prolonged battle with conservative activists over what the party stands for and how to regain power.
The victories, in races for governor, were cast by the party’s national chairman, Michael Steele, as a sign of a “Republican renaissance.”
Yet throughout the day Wednesday, Republicans grappled with the disappointing outcome of a special election for what had been a reliably Republican House seat in upstate New York. That contest became a battleground between the party establishment and a conservative insurgency demanding more ideological purity from candidates.
(Scary wingnuts, top, left to right: Dick You and what Armey, Jim Demented DeMint, Michele Batshit Bachmann, Princess Sarah Palin. Souring the milk in the bowl: Rick Man on Dog Santorum, Glenn Blechhhh, Michelle Malevolence Malkin, RushBo, Mean Grampa Fred Thompson) Continue reading
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Oh, kids, there’s a fight abrewin’ in the Rethuglican tent! From Bill Pascoe (ex-press secretary at the RNC) at CQ Politics:
These days, whether you’re a conservative activist, or a Republican Party official, saying “New York 23” out loud leads to a shortening of breath, a quickening of the pulse, and a tightening of the muscles. Heads whip around to see who said it, and in what context — friend, or foe?
The official GOP nominee — Dede Scozzafava, a very liberal New York Assemblywoman — now trails her Democratic opponent, Bill Owens, and the Conservative Party nominee, Doug Hoffman, according to a survey released Monday by the Club for Growth.
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