A Ditty on Newt Gingrich: The Apogee of a Would-be Nominee

Newt assured us: I Will be the NomineeI Will beat Mitt Rominee I Will create a Moon Colony I am not full of Baloney Fortunately only the last is true But losing you still makes us blue We’ll miss having you to tease We’ll miss our jokes about Tiffany’s We’ll...
Running Against Islam

Running Against Islam

Every political season has its hot-button issues. There’s race, abortion, lunar colonies. But the hottest hot-button issue these days, judging from comments by Republican presidential hopefuls as well as what happened during the 2010 mid-term elections, is Islam....
Un-Presidential Primaries

Un-Presidential Primaries

Breaking news: Republicans have found their long-sought alternative to Mitt Romney. Surprisingly, it’s Mitt Romney. Remember the old Mitt Romney? That white-shoe Republican who was all for health care mandates? Who favored reproductive choice and who was no...
Buying Our Future

Buying Our Future

Already, four of the top GOP presidential contenders have dropped out. Michele Bachmann went first, because she was too wacky, followed by Jon Huntsman, because he was too sane. Herman Cain gave up because he was too exposed, and Rick Perry because he was too...
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