Friday, October 11, 2013

Today, C.(rackpot) Cruz Deconstructed!

Ah, the genius of art: the illustration for today's post presents C.(rackpot) Cruz as elephant flatulence and The Deadline Poet offers insight into the Moron's wacko behavior. This blog is proud to present a double-feature of the demagogue de la journée, If this is a (fair & balanced) illustration of the meaning of "a brick shy of a load," so be it.

[x The Nation]
Explaining Ted Cruz’s Behavior
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)

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Does he have a plan that the others can’t see?
Is this man as smart as the devil?
Or is he, to put it in carpenter’s terms,
A guy who’s a bubble off level? 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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