Friday, September 27, 2013

Forget The A-Train... This Blog's Got A Teabagger Quatrain!

The state of the nation should be funny, but as Molly usually said — " 'Tain't funny, McGee." The Teabaggers are beyond ridiculous and they make the Taliban look sensible.They deny everything: reality, history, science, compassion, and whatever else is good in the human spirit.When the government shutdown occurs, the loons will have done to this country what the Somali terrorists wreaked upon Kenya. If this is a (fair & balanced) rejection of yahooism, so be it.

[x The Nation]
Everything I Need to Know About the Legislative Process I Learned At A Tea Party Rally
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)

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If we can’t win the game,
If we can’t have our way,
We’ll take the bat and ball.
Then no one gets to play. Ω

[Calvin Trillin began his career as a writer for Time magazine. Since July 2, 1990, as a columnist at The Nation, Trillin has written his weekly "Deadline Poet" column: humorous poems about current events. Trillin has written considerably more pieces for The Nation than any other single person. A native of Kansas City, MO, Trillin received his BA from Yale College in 1957. He served in the army, and then joined Time.]

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