July 14, 2008

First life takes time then time takes life

Jeremy Blake, video still from Winchester, 2002

* Top ten conservative idiots. excerpt:

3. John McCain

"A few weeks ago I noted that Peggy Noonan had given the McCain campaign some sage advice: 'Let McCain be McCain. Get him in the papers being who he is, get people looking at his real nature. ... The most interesting thing about Mr. McCain has always been the delight he takes in a certain unblinkered candor. There is also the antic part of his nature, his natural wit, his tropism toward comedy.'

"Wise words. And last week McCain had the perfect opportunity to be himself. Watch as he wows reporters with his "natural wit" and "tropism toward comedy..."
REPORTER: We've learned that exports to Iran increased by tenfold during the Bush Administration, the biggest export was cigarettes. Given that the, yeah... supposedly that the...

McINSANE: (interrupting) Maybe that's the way of killing them. (chuckles) I meant that as a joke.
"Hilarious! So there you have it. John McCain is asked why exports to Iran have increased under the Bush administration, and the very first thought that pops into his head is, "Let's kill Iranians."

"I wonder if Ms. Noonan still wants people to take a close look at McCain's 'real nature.'"

* Good Monday read: Well, That's Certainly A Grilled Rib-Eye With Porcini Mushrooms, Spinach Salad With Chick Peas And Feta, And A Dove Dark Chocolate Piece For Thought.

* Who's Next album cover in Lego.

* "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." -- Richard Feynman


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