As a token of our appreciation we the people will be providing henry paulson a new vehicle and a lifetime position driving it.
Yep, 2 for the price of 1:
Third, I get disgusted hearing a crowd that dares call itself “conservative” howl in laughter when the Bill of Rights is mocked.
Thoreau, Orange Alert, September 3, 2008
Shouldn’t any system that rewards and results in such proudly precognitive slavering be sanely restricted in its scope and sweep? Shouldn’t we, indeed, try to figure out how to do without it?
Jim Henley, Derange We Can Believe In, September 3, 2008
…and so interesting that we switched to a rerun of That 70s Show
NB: No, this is not an endorsement of the republicans.
Update: Except that is not quite everything! I failed to remember the lesson Arthur has taught me before:
At this point, if you are at all honest, you must give up the pathetic grasping for explanations, excuses and justifications: that the Democrats act as they do because they are weak, or cowardly, or being blackmailed. (Honestly, will you grow the fuck up?)
This is what they want. When an individual or a government repeats the same actions over and over and over again, even when those actions appear to lead to disaster, you must conclude that they pursue those actions because they want to.
Repeat after me: this is what they want!