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
Friday, August 01, 2003
Hasta la Vista
Jay Leno said last night that Arnold will appear on the Tonight Show next week to announce whether he is running. That certainly means he won't run - an announcement of a real candidacy would be made in a press conference, not on a talk show. He's doing Leno to say he won't run and slip in a few plugs for T3 - which is doing poorly at the box office, at least relative to the numbers that would be needed to make a profit on one of the most expensive movies in history.
Regrettably, this means that Georgy Russell will be unable to carry out her pledge to challenge Mr Steroids in "an intellectual debate or mud wrestling. His choice." As for the fact that this almost certainly means Richard Riordan will be a candidate, Georgy goes all Dubya and says bring it on.