Random commentary and senseless acts of blogging.
The first Republican president once said, "While the people retain their virtue and their vigilance, no administration by any extreme of wickedness or folly can seriously injure the government in the short space of four years." If Mr. Lincoln could see what's happened in these last three-and-a-half years, he might hedge a little on that statement.
Prisoners of Azkaban
Monday, September 02, 2002
A marvelous tidbit from Joe Conason, spotted by Atrios . Here's how the 'party of responsibility explains divorced senator Tim Hutchinson: `A county GOP leader in Arkansas explained that "we all have things that occur in our lives that are unfortunate."`
Heck, anybody can appreciate that. Sometimes, you just wake up and discover that you've dumped your wife after 29 years of marriage to have an affair with a younger woman. These things happen; there really wasn't a thing you could have done to prevent it.