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Posts Tagged ‘Sarah Palin’

On Sarah Palin’s Wild Ride

October 12th, 2008

On Sarah Palin’s Wild Ride You know, I never knew I was mainstream media. But there I was, ready to speak glowingly of Sarah Palin’s folksy triumphs and…something just…came over me. I felt imbued with the malice of a thousand Katie Couric’s, schooled in “gotcha politics” and Charlie Gibson facial tics. I had the cunning […]

On the GOP Convention

September 21st, 2008

On the GOP Convention It’s hard to stay formless or write anything timeless when witnessing minds such as these. The impulse is towards logic, a footnoted dossier cataloging each purple word. But that’s the blog’s harvest, and besides it’s not honest to the way I see my words to be. I won’t be caught clutching […]

On a Pig, Lipstick

September 14th, 2008

On a Pig, Lipstick I’ve complied a list of terms you should stay away from Barack, just to make sure we don’t have another “Lipstick on a Pig.” Lipstick on a pig, lipstick on a moose, lipstick on any dog less fierce than Pit Bull, lipstick earmarks, lipstick tax, lipstick to nowhere, lipstick reapplied by […]