Monthly Archives: April 2009

You Said It

Dag, this guy’s on fire lately. I just quoted him the other day but here is Daniel Larison again from the American Conservative, with a quote that’s sure to be one for the ages. Here he is riffing on this … Continue reading

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Ground Control to VDH

Just when you think that Republicans cannot possibly sink any further into self-caricature, along comes Victor Davis Hanson, who delivers this priceless nugget while dismissing the need for a torture investigation in NRO: President Obama would not a want a … Continue reading

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A Couch! A Couch! My Jäger for a Couch!

My old town, Kent, Ohio, was in the news this week, thanks to a street party that turned into a beer-fueled, couch-burning riot. Students on East College Street, just west of campus, began celebrating the end of the school year … Continue reading

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Maude Uses the Force

Over at the Onion A/V Club, Nathan Rabin has determined that the best way to honor the passing of Bea Arthur is to dig up the most surreal piece of cultural flotsam he could find that starred the comedienne. In … Continue reading

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You Said It

“One of the things that has kept me from saying much over the last week or so is my sheer amazement that there are people who seriously pose such questions and expect to be answered with something other than expressions … Continue reading

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We’ll Get Back to You

Responding to this article about Obama’s latest attempt to wring actual, substantive budget-cutting suggestions from Republicans, John Cole’s nails the Republican response: When asked for a budget with numbers, the Republicans said “We’ll get back to you.” When asked for … Continue reading

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What It All Comes Down to . . . in the End

Driving home from Cape Cod yesterday with three 13-year-old girls in the car, I was treated to an endless loop of this song, though they didn’t know all the verses so it was essentially an endless loop of a few … Continue reading

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