You thought that I was kidding with the drug analogies. Via Sullivan, read the authoritarian Glenn Reynolds explain what happened to the libertarian Glenn Reynolds.
“Some may say, and you call yourself a libertarian. But I have decided I can be a kind of statist, big government, expansive regulation, high spending, low investing, industrial policy, aggressive religion enforcing sort of libertarian. If you look at libertarians for Bush, I would hardly be the first. . . . It’s not so bad really. It feels kind of like when you wake up in the morning and your mind is kind of blank, but in a peaceful sort of way. Rather nice, really. You know, healing.”
Oops. Two minutes after writing I realize that I read the post all wrong. Oh well.
Nothing Reynolds writes is post-worthy, if you ask me, even when it deserves to be mocked (which is what, 99% of the time?). He’s pretty much been the douchebag-in-chief for the right wingnuts for what, the last 10+ years?
Bullshitting bullshit artist spouts geyser of bullshit. Shit from bull sprayed for miles. In other news, dog bites man. News at 11.
So apparently, the Obama campaign is taking it to where McCain sleeps, because they are going up on the air in Georgia and North Dakota, where they were before, but also in Arizona! I think this final list includes all of the traditional swing states, plus Indiana, Virginia, North Carolina, Montana, West Virginia, and now, it seems, Georgia, North Dakota, and Arizona. (I forget whether they pulled out of Alaska entirely, or let some presence to help with the Senate race, and whether they ever had any ads in South Dakota.) I’m not really sure it’s possible to win Arizona unless things go really well, but hey, why not give it a shot?
However things turn out, it’s clear that Obama’s not backing down. He’s not hiding, fighting the battle in the usual areas, but going after the Republicans on their turf. If this is a sign of how confident he is as a leader, it’ll be a welcome change of pace.
rush is cool.
If you haven’t seen the South Park guys do their intro, it’s hilarious.
now let’s just hope all those new voters actually come out…
Since when did NC become a swing state?
Damn headline about gave me a heart attack, thinking it was OH and PA, or PA and CO, or MO and PA. The media just cannot help themselves pushing this as a close race.
In a sane, normal world, the headline would be "Holy Fucking Shit! McCain could lose……North Fucking Carolina! Unpossible!". Instead, it’s now a "swing state" that Obama may catastrophically lose.
ok, unsurprisingly and prudently JC doesn’t allow embeds. If you want to see it, go to youtube and search on ‘Rush Tom Sawyer South Park Intro’.
Sullivan is quoting Reynolds quoting Tom Smith. Smith is satirizing the endorsements made by other conservatives:
I don’t think he’s serious about voting for Obama.
McCain’s solid states all becoming swing states now? Well, McCain still has his T&A’s … no, not Palin. I meant Texas, Tennessee, Arizona, Alabama, Arkansas … get your minds out of the gutter.
My favorite part of that article is the understatement used when discussing how wrong the numbers for black Missourians voting for McCain and Obama are. As if McCain has some realistic shot at getting up to 35 percent of the black vote, compared to 65 percent for Obama.
Did anyone else see that ridiculous segment on Scarborough’s show where one of the guys on the show (sorry; don’t watch it often; have no idea who any of these people are) decided to see if Upper West Siders in NYC (where he lives) are as elitist as everyone says they are, so he stood on a street corner wearing a McCain/Palin tshirt, calling out pro-McCain things, and decided UWS’ers were elitist because he couldn’t find any voting for McCain and that they were mean to him (I didn’t see any of them being mean, unless refusing to take a tshirt supporting a candidate I’m against counts as mean)? And then Scarborough and his minions all clucked their tongues and said this would never EVER happen in Nashville to people wearing an Obama Tshirt! And I thought, "Isn’t Nashville a college town and aren’t they often inclined to be liberal?" and "Regardless of that, I also don’t see you going anywhere to you know, actually test that theory." It was just so annoying. And then they patted themselves on the back for this very important social study. And I thought that Tuesday can’t come soon enough. I would drink the right-winger tears, but I suspect they taste like Cheetos.
since i moved here, in 96. now, it’s the swingingest state in the whole mid-Atlantic. yeah baby.
The Moar You Know
FUCK YEAH RUSH
This is the coolest place on the internet.
FUCK YEAH RUSH
Haven’t watched the Exit Stage Left version of this in a long time – thanks, Tim!
CIRCVS MAXIMVS MMVIII
Neil Peart rules!
Tom Sawyer is a little too mainstream (and tame) for my tastes though, sorry. I’m more of a Xanadu fan myself.
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Peart is simply amazing in this version though (the album version): here
Love those cowbells ;)
And they’ve got a new DVD coming out at the end of November from their last tour!
Rock On Dudes!