While I was writing the last post the news came out that Trent Lott will be the Senate Minority Whip in the next term.
What can one say, but … thank you, Jesus.
The Right Blogosphere is pissed. Jeff Goldstein writes,
Now, if somebody will volunteer to dig up Dick Nixon and get him on the ticket for â€˜08â€”maybe with Buchanan as a running mate (if Agnewâ€™s moldering corpse proves too difficult to keep tethered to a chair in one solid piece)â€”the GOP can officially finish itself off with one last glut of pork, then, by way of massive party coronary, return us all to our republicâ€™s salad days of Carteresque social and foreign policy.
I hate to say this, but Dick Nixon’s corpse would do a better job running the country than George W. Bush is doing. Not that I’m suggesting we give postmortem government a trial —
Atrois is wallowing in nostalgia (enjoy; you earned it, buddy).
Senator Mitch McConnell, lovingly described in Capitol Hill Blue as “a thug and shakedown artist,” will be Senate
Majority Minority Leader. Way to go, GOP!