Zbig Fun

December 31, 2008

Let’s start the last day of 2008 with a bit of lowdown fun as former national security Zbigniew Brzezinski smacks around winger hack Joe Scarborough during a talk about the ongoing horror in the Middle East. Brzezinski, a courtly and diplomatic man, tries to school Scarborough in a gentlemanly fashion, but finally gets tired of the hack’s blowhard spinning and says, “You know, you have such a stunningly superficial knowledge of what went on that it’s almost embarrassing to listen to you.” Scarborough’s petulant response is worth noting as well.

Election Day Special

November 4, 2008

You’re not allowed to read any of these links until you’ve actually voted. I mean it. Yo, I’m talkin’ to you! Take your hand off the mouse and go vote! You think I’m kidding? You want me to come over there and show you how much I’m kidding? Huh? All right, that’s better.

I’ve added a “Poll Porn” category to the blogroll to the right, down near the bottom, where you will find links to the latest election numbers. Because today, it’s all about the numbers.

John Scalzi lists the people and things he would vote for before voting for John McCain. Also, some of the horrible things that will happen to you if you flake off this election. And the rationales each party will use for losing the election. Bonus list: things Sarah Palin has shot or would shoot from a helicopter. Wink!

McSweeney’s leaks several rejected scripts for McCain robocalls.

If your resolve is flagging, take out your handkerchiefs and watch these inspirational videos.

Here are 14 count ’em 14 famous writers to tell you why this election is so important.

Here is one unimportant TV twinkie having a hissy fit about bloggers and Paul Krugman.

Matt Taibbi surveys the long and whining road away from the election.