Tag Archives: Bush

Thank you, Anthony Weiner

I’m embarrassed to admit I’ve been following all this Weiner stuff, where, unlike Strauss-Kahn or Arnold, there’s no meta story about pigs and power but only the inescapable conclusion that our news media function at the level of middle school … Continue reading

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Never thought I’d miss him

But it’s hard, not having Bush to kick around anymore.

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Beaten up in Egypt

Egypt has been hard on the pundits. It’s just hard to know what to make of  it, with  John McCain calling for Mubarak to resign and Glenn Beck screaming Mubarak has to stay (imagine the dilemma this puts Fox News … Continue reading

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How George W. Bush changed my life

I was never all that interested in politics until George W. Bush took eight years out of my life. I hated having to do Current Events reports in school, and I always skipped the political news section of Time. My … Continue reading

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I’m a mindless tribalist, and I support Elena Kagan

Save me, please, from progressive Democrats. They’re using the same red herrings and specious arguments right-wingers use. Elena Kagan has no record like…oh, let’s just drag somebody with no record in here like Harriet Miers, and then we get to … Continue reading

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Reflections on George W. Bush, and some other hateful characters

When I was little one of my babysitters told me I shouldn’t use the word hate. “You don’t really hate that person,” she said. This was pretty confusing, because although I was still trying to figure out what feelings were, … Continue reading

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W. is just like the germophobe at my gym

This is hilarious. You might think you can’t stand to see another second of him, but you just have to put up with his smirk for a second, and then you get to see him actually wipe his hand off … Continue reading

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Obama’s anger management class

I hardly ever feel angry, and mostly I think this is a good thing, even though a woman I once worked with told me it was a bad thing. She was a former psychotherapist, which indicates maybe she was right; … Continue reading

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A thumping, George Bush style

I went to camp in Massachusetts, and college in Massachusetts; I met my husband in Massachusetts and some of my best friends live in Massachusetts. I also intend not to mention Massachusetts again in this blog. I am sick to … Continue reading

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The blame game

It’s pretty amazing that Rudy Giuliani, of all people, forgot about September 11. “We had no domestic attacks under Bush,” he said on Good Morning America. It’s horrifying that George Stephanopoulos, of all people, didn’t call him on it. He … Continue reading

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