Tuesday, December 23, 2008

I Told You So 3: The Told You So-oning!

Apparently someone is fed up with nepotism.

Let us mince no words: the idea that Caroline Kennedy might be nominated to the Senate is embarassing. I come from a state that has given its fair share of bad ideas to the world. Punitive drug laws. Pennies ground into a medal with the Empire State Building on it. Rudy Giuliani for President. But this goes beyond that into a zone previously occupied only by the inventors of Pepsi Clear. We fought a whole war and everything to get away from political dynasties. Why are so many brain dead boomers avid to reinstall the talentless byblows of their bygone youth?
Caroline Kennedy is the child of some politician and we know nothing about her, so it's a terrible idea to let her be a senator for a short period of time.

Contrast that to GWB, who was the child of a politician that had a track record of running every company he was ever a meaningful part of into the ground. Him, we gotta vote for him twice.

I love how she claims that she's NOT a Republican.

Also, what the fuck is she talking about with "Pennies ground into a medal with the Empire State Building on it?" Is she talking about those souvenir things that squish a penny? Does she think those are only in New York? Does she realize that grinding and pressing are two separate things? Does she ever stop smoking crack? Ever?

6 comments:

clever pseudonym said...

Dear Megan,
*Please learn how to spell "embarrassing." It's not that hard. In fact, spelling is your JOB.

*As noted by NoT, the pennies aren't "ground." Pepper is ground. Pennies are crushed. Again, words are your JOB.

*It was called "Crystal Pepsi." But hey, why let a five-second Google search interrupt your self-righteous indignation? Even if you had the name right, that joke wouldn't be funny.

*"Why are so many brain dead boomers avid to reinstall the talentless byblows of their bygone youth?" I will throw this sentence in your face the next time you inevitably call for civil discourse in political dialogue.

*What do you know about Caroline Kennedy that makes you so sure she's not qualified? Until I'm willing to invest the time to learn about the woman, I'm going to assume that maybe someone who grew up in a family that counts among its ranks Presidents, Senators, embassadors, and various other lifelong politicians might actually have some knowledge and experience, whether her name is "Kennedy" or not.

*"We fought a whole war and everything to get away from political dynasties." No, we didn't. Not that it's simple enough to reduce into a single sentence, but we fought a war to escape an inept and indifferent parliament.

*You're an idiot.

Merry Christmas.

bulbul said...

cp,

embassadors
I don't know if this was intentional, but man, doesn't it sound like the perfect job position for Megan?

Merry Christmas everybody!

Clem said...

When I think about grinding, pressing and McArdle, I imagine a lap-dance, then I hold my hand over a gas flame to make it stop.

clever pseudonym said...

bulbul,
Ah, yes. Having a position where she's largely useless, underqualified, and that is completely unearned outside of cronyism is right up Megan's alley.

Clem - after that mental image, I want to hold my HEAD over a gas flame.

NutellaonToast said...

You assholes. I may never have sex again, thanks to you.

Susan of Texas said...

Will--not--make---pole---joke.