Friday, May 08, 2015

Enough With All Of The -Gates Already !

Governor BigBoy (R-NJ) seems to be dying the death of a thousand cuts. The elephant on the George Washingtom Bridge at the Fort Lee exit just won't go where elephants go to die. The list of gate-suffix scandals is amazing for its length. In fact, the world needs a bloggergate. If this is a (fair & balanced) modest proposal, so be it.

[x The Nation]
One Christie Aide Pleads Guilty, Two Are Indicted In Bridgegate Case
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)

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The Christie camp says that this isn’t a loss:
With Chris in the dark, aides tried pleasing the boss.
One reason that doubts about Chris haven’t eased:
What was it that made them believe he’d be pleased? 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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