Posts Tagged ‘Tim Pawlenty’

The Special Olympics

I’ve been loath to post over the past few days, partly because I’m in Napa, and partly because the stupidity of the news of late leaves me depressed, tongue-tied, and even thirstier than usual.  All such conditions lead inevitably to writer’s block, although the comic possibilities of Weinergate were admittedly tempting.  I was finally roused [...]

Dumb as a Post

Reading what passes for Villager political analysis is never pleasant, but “Mouthpiece Theater’s” former co-star, Chris Cillizza, does it better than anyone else, albeit unintentionally.  In the piece below, he attempts to avoid the elephant in the room, which is that the GOP base is too crazy to nominate an electable candidate, and instead finds [...]

Send In The Clowns

Over at TPM, they published the results of the New Hampshire straw poll for the GOP presidential nominee in 2012, and it looks like Obama can continue to phone it in as before, and not worry too much about how lame he is. The worthies, using the term loosely, are: 1) Mitt Romney 35.14% Really. [...]

you can say that again….

Turns out that Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Republican, natch, since he was on TV, found Gov. Mark “tan lines” Sanford’s recent unpleasantness “sad and troubling and hypocritical.”  To which the Hag would add “hilarious and predictable and typical,” if I didn’t know how to string words together grammatically.  Pawlenty’s complaint? That “the words and [...]