Tuesday, January 31, 2006

I won't be watching

Myself I won't watch tonight's SOTU address. Call me a weakling but I can't take it. If I can muster the gumption I'll read it in the NYT tomorrow. At least reading it spares me having to look at stupid idiot face.

William Rivers Pitt over at Truthout has the real state of the union. It's just so bad, you know? Makes Reagan's years look like a Disney movie. I particularly like this bit:
Remember, as high-flown words about truth and justice are spoken, what the Abramoff and Plame scandals represent: a government run by thieves, stroked by swindlers, and staffed by assassins who sing of defending the nation even as they cast us down into greater danger.

And, by the way, the Enron trial started on Monday.

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