Conversation between me and a Walmart employee about two weeks ago, between snows . . .
Me to Walmart employee: “Do you have any snow shovels?”
Walmart employee: “We’re out.”
Me: “Are you geting any more in?”
Walmart employee: “No. They’re a seasonal item.”
Me: “But it’s still winter for a month and a half.”
Walmart employee: “There’s no demand for them after winter.”
At this point, there are two responses roiling in my mind . . .
Me, talking in my mind: “You f***ing moron, it’s still winter!”
Me, opening my mouth: “Never mind.”
he’d have the cast of “Fox and Friends” summarily executed for terminal stupidity.
Apparently, according to Dan Abrams over at MSNBC, the Fox morning crew apparently babbled on about the Lincoln-Douglas debate in the wake of Hillary and Barack contemplating their own L-D style event. The backdrop to the Fox analysis? Side-by-side photos of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.
Let me make it easy and in terms culturally relevant to the numbnuts masquerading as morning show hosts at Fox. The Lincoln-Douglas debate involved two white men – one tall and one short, like this . . . .
I particularly relish this piece because my independent study course as a history major covered Chamberlain’s actions in 1938-40 . . . .
Why Winston Wouldn’t Stand For W
George W. Bush always wanted to be like a wartime British prime ministers. He is. But it’s not the one he had in mind.
By Lynne Olson
Sunday, July 1, 2007; B01
President Bush‘s favorite role model is, famously, Jesus, but Winston Churchill is close behind. The president admires the wartime British prime minister so much that he keeps what he calls “a stern-looking bust” of Churchill in the Oval Office. “He watches my every move,” Bush jokes. These days, Churchill would probably not care for much of what he sees . . .