Oh yeah, that’s old school and under the radar for a lot of you folks. Good old Bob Geldof. He’s still plugging along, trying to create the ultimate rock concert that will end poverty once and for all. I don’t think he’ll ever do that, but his work does enough, so who am I to complain?
I took a stroll over to DailyKos this morning. They are all still
about Obama, especially over the totally most offensive evah New Yorker cover, and they still remind me of W. Bush’s supporters circa 2000-2005. You know, the true worshipers that ate up all that tripe. You do know what tripe is right? It’s a meal made with the first three of a cow’s four stomachs. Yeah. Ewwww. Anyway, here’s the New Yorker cover they’re all clutching their pearls and fainting over:
And there’s already a hullabaloo in the media over it. Is Digby on the case? (Don’t hold your breath) The Obama campaign is fightin’ mad over it, too. Personally, I have no sympathy, and I think his tighty whiteys are in an incredibly big wad over it, but whatevah. I just report. It’s funny watching it all from a distance now, and it occurs to me sometimes what an asshole I occasionally was back when I could actually support the Democratic Party. Never as bad as kossacks, or, for God’s forsaken sake, John Aravosis, but still.
Update: The article associated with the cover, all 18 pages of it, is available online. I’m one page in and it’s already a doozy, mentioning Alice Palmer, and a “disenchanted” local alderman. H/T Heroes for Hillary for the link. This is going to be a must-read, so go read! Early telling quote:
I spent ten years of my adult life working to be alderman. I finally got elected. This is a job I love. And I’m perfectly happy with it. I’m not sure that’s the way that he approached his public life—that he was going to try for a job and stay there for one period of time. In retrospect, I think he saw the positions he held as stepping stones to other things and therefore approached his public life differently than other people might have. ~Alderwoman Preckwinkle
I’ll be busy this morning, but the blogroll is filling up fast if you want to check out some other folks today. I’ll try to post later tonight, or tomorrow morning. I did find this cool graphic for your viewing pleasure as I surfed this morning.
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