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November 04, 2004

Some Small Portion Of A Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes To...

Nothing at all, apparently. Two days since the election, and there's not been a peep from Ted Rall, Michael Moore or Barbra.

Why not? They were full of words before the election. Don't they realize that without their moral guidance a good chunk of the nation won't have the slightest idea of how to respond to the outcome of the recent unpleasantness?

A word, if I may. Babs, Mickey, Theo? You've got responsibilities! America needs you! Arise from your black slough of despond and get back to painting targets on yourselves.

If James Wolcott can do it, you can too. Suck it up, quit force-feeding yourself Godiva chocolates right out of the box, and get back to misreading the pulse of the nation.

It's a dirty job, but nobody fills the position quite like ya'll.

Except Hal Crowther, but no one outside of the Triangle has ever heard of him, even if he is just as entertaining.

Update: Ted pokes his head out, looking for a shadow.

The neofascists are wilding. Keep your head down. America's time will come soon eough.

Yep. We're planning on hosting a Kristallnacht just as soon as we can coordinate the matching armbands.

By the way, a French edition of my book "To Afghanistan and Back" is now available.

Be honest, Ted. Hasn't it always been a French edition?

Posted by Bigwig at November 4, 2004 10:32 AM | TrackBack
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Maybe there will be some scores in the Dead Pool as they all cut their wrists from shame and horror?

Posted by: Laurence Simon at November 4, 2004 11:46 AM

Perhaps, but they have no shame. Only greed.

Posted by: Gerard Van der Leun at November 6, 2004 04:01 PM
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