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Archive for August, 2010

You’re fucking right I’d subscribe.

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more random internet stuff to come… probably

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Politics is a tricky racket. It goes without saying – well, these days maybe we need a reminder – that a degree of intelligence is required to get into the game. Not too much though. It’s like those tests they administer for Who Wants To Be a Millionaire – you must be this dumb to play. But still, we’ve come to expect a modicum of capability, and most important is the skill of oration. As we all know, the brain can be empty as long as the mouth is full (the same applies to actors and models, if you know what I mean).

Then someone comes along and capsizes the clipper ship of our cosmogonies. Someone who, based on what we’ve come to expect, must be deliberately acting in such a way as to decimate the game and probably the English language as well, to totally rearrange our political suppositions, and, well, let’s be honest, establish a new lowest common denominator.

I’m talking, of course, about that bastion of the new political horizon, that harbinger of the killing stroke to ratio sination, Republican candidate for the great state of Tennessee – Basil Marceaux:

I wonder if, when the Mayans predicted a radical change to the world in 2012 they were talking about a Palin/Marceaux presidential bid?

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