GOP: Bring Out Your Dead.

Rick Santorum

“I’m not dead yet!” – Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Perhaps I should be tiring of this country’s endless campaigns. As a political columnist, it does mean the well never runs dry for source material.

Ex-Sen. and flopped wannabe Presidential candidate Rick Santorum (R-Opus DUH!) appeared on Meet the Press yesterday, “Rooster” Santorum, as his Penn State frat dubbed him, is the hapless, Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time performer who somehow escapes the reach of the old Vaudeville hooked cane.… [Read more]

Thank you, Anthony Weiner.

financial-disaster

Thank you Anthony Weiner.

You are probably wondering why I am thanking the tabloid poster boy, ex-congressman and current New York City mayoral candidate. Well, today I received some bad news; an undetected water supply line break to a the refrigerator caused a great deal of water damage in three rooms of my house. As I sat thinking about how I would deal with the repairs and expenses I drifted into despair.… [Read more]

Ask Mrs. Vera: Should Weiner withdraw?

Anthony Weiner:  Stud Muffin

Dear Mrs. Vera,

Should Wiener withdraw?

Sincerely,
Lorena Bobbitt,
Manassas, Virginia… [Read more]

Weiner (or, at least, some part of him) is back in the news

Anthony Weiner

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is back in the news. When Weiner left his political office under a cloud of shame due to a ‘sexting’ scandal, he was clear that there were other shady pictures that could make their way to the public’s attention. That day has come.

“This behavior is behind me,” said Weiner in a statement that he released today.… [Read more]

2011: A Blurry Year In Review

2011

This is the time of year when those ‘Year In  Review’ articles appear. The thinking behind (some of) it is that in order to move forward, we should take a look back so that we may see what what we’ve survived and examine the lessons learned along the way. Here’s a small slice of what we recall in no particular order (hey, it’s still holiday season so we’re perfectly fine with being a wee bit foggy from all that, um, holiday cheer… [Read more]).

Message Received.

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What a disappointment.  Yesterday was special election day in New York City; of course, it wasn’t what is considered to be a major election but, all the same, the people were given a chance to exercise their right to vote and express what’s on their collective mind at the ballot box.  Democracy at work that is, if democracies are bought and paid for by the Koch Brothers!Months ago, after a dumb-arse Twitter-fueled scandal in which it was revealed that he had a penchant for sending out pictures of his cloaked dick nether regions, Representative Anthony silly wanker Weiner resigned from Congress.  … [Read more]