Tuesday, July 24, 2007

So many stories, so little time
So here's a smattering. Once upon a time, Hillary said, "Obama is a babyyyy, Obama is a babyyyy. Neener nanner, lalala." Not really, but that's what Big News is trying to make out of Hill's comments.
Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., said today that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, her chief rival for the Democratic nomination, made comments that were "irresponsible and frankly naive" when he said in Monday night's debate that he would meet with leaders of rogue nations during his first year in office.
And in the Best Friends Forever-r-r Dep't.:
The United States tops the list of countries viewed by the global public as both their nation's greatest threat and their greatest ally, according to a major survey released Tuesday. [...]
Overall in the survey of more than 45,000 people, the United States was cited by most respondents in 19 countries as their country's leading ally. In 17 countries, the United States was described as their top threat.
More details here. And who's the latest Republican criminal resigning today? Let's take a gander:
South Carolina Treasurer Thomas Ravenel resigned from office Tuesday, more than a month after he was indicted on a federal cocaine charge.
What a guy.
Ravenel, a Republican, had been considered a rising political star before his indictment was announced June 19. [...] If convicted, Ravenel would face up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.
Think back....who is this "rising political star" again?
Ravenel also has stepped down as state campaign chairman for Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani.
Oh yeah.

What else is going on, you may be asking? Why, here's something now! And it's a "heated exchange"!
US charges that Iran was fueling sectarian strife in Iraq and terrorism in the Middle East led to tense and heated debate in rare talks Tuesday between the two arch enemies, US officials said.
Nothing like diplomacy to make you feel good about The Homeland's top officials. For example, see how our Homeland Leaders are dealing with those pesky birth pangs of democracy?
The United States plans to maintain a significant presence in Iraq well into 2009, according to a classified report obtained by the New York Times.
Ruh-Roh. I've said enough. Keep in mind, I'm just the messenger.


At 6:32 PM, Blogger GottaLaff said...

"Easily digestible mushballs of information"? I need a nap. Or a thesaurus.

At 9:47 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The United States is considered a threat to the world by many? Is that the legacy Bush keeps talking about that'll be in the history books 50 years from now?

At 10:08 PM, Blogger GottaLaff said...

Nonono, you've got it all wrong. Bush knows for a fact that in 50 years, everyone will look back and refer to him as "the saviorer" and "bestest prezzie ever".

And his big important prez liberry will have documents (written in crayon) to prove it.

At 10:58 AM, Blogger Kirsten said...

Gottalaff, you'ze so crayzee...


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