(photograph of potatoes, vegetables, fruits, and grains by Carl Warner)
Yes he CAN say with a straight face. “But those values upon which our success depends – hard work and honesty, courage and fair play, tolerance and curiosity, loyalty and patriotism - these things are old. These things are true. They have been the quiet force of progress throughout our history. What is demanded then is a return to these truths. What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility.”
Holy smokes and pass the Hopium Pipe, Folks. That man is so full of baloney it’s no wonder his eyes are brown. Today’s crappy speech by Jon, The Groper, Favreau is a wonder of hypocrisy of profoundly deep shallowness. Just like our new president!
Oh, and go read Cinie — you’ll be glad you did. Here’s a taste to whet your appetite:
Suppose The View’s Elizabeth Hasselbeck announced that she was running for president in 2012? As a Democrat? Feminist? What if she hired a sharp, ruthless, barracuda of a campaign manager who stage-managed an almost flawless production, assembling bright, committed women and men willing to think outside the box in order to get the job done, using the mysteriously acquired unlimited funds at her disposal to get Elizabeth’s unique, yet poignant story to the masses?
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As her campaign grew, with Caroline Kennedy and Nancy Pelosi enthusiastically endorsing her, and female Democrats and Republicans of every race coming forward to embrace her and her story, and every male, Democrat and Republican, hurrying to align themselves with her, too, lest they be tarred with the chauvinistic, closet abuser brush her campaign cleverly wielded as a sword of implication hanging perilously over their heads, would you be cheered by the prospect of the seeming inevitability of finally putting a woman in the White House? Or, would you watch in horror, transfixed by the spectacle, with a permanent “what the fuck?!” expression etched upon your face, questioning her experience as your friends, family and co-workers questioned your sanity?”