Category: Casual Observations

Have Some Belligerent Stupidity

I noticed this: There are a couple of quasi-Trumpers at National Review, but by and large they are embarrassed by him, which they naturally express with belligerent stupidity. (Here for example is Kevin D. Williamson, in a column called “National…

Crazy is a Dangerous Thing

This comes from a guy who wants to start a war with something approaching a dozen countries: What is happening to the Republican Party? I put that question to Lindsey Graham, the senator from South Carolina and basement-dwelling presidential candidate,…

You Could Be Screwed

If you were ever drunk or dumb enough to investigate opportunities for sex outside your marriage on the internet, you have my limited sympathy. The chances are not that bad that everyone you know, including your spouse, will soon know…

The Stupid, It Burns

I’m no expert in how to get a tiger out of a stairwell, but I would have tried something different: “I got a call from a friend who asked me to help them get this tiger out of a staircase,”…

Why People Hate Congress

I understand what Senate Democrats are saying about Chuck Schumer, and why they are saying it. I just hope that they learn sometime just how much this makes supporters of the president hate them. I think that matters. Maybe it…

2000 Was a Disaster

I actually turned Sean Hannity’s radio show on in the car yesterday. It was the first time I’d listened to his radio show in, I’m guessing, about 15 years. There was a period before the 2000 election when I’d listen…

Is That An Armadillo in Your Pocket?

This is roughly what happened with Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina when he recently tried to criticize Donald Trump. An East Texas man was hospitalized early Thursday morning after a bullet he fired at an armadillo ricocheted back at…

We Need a Stupid Toxicology Report

This seems about right: Donald Trump “may be leading in the polls for the GOP presidential primary, but former Texas Governor Rick Perry knows how he can beat his rival candidate. Asked about Trump’s critique of his candidacy, Perry challenged…

Who Will Defend McCain’s Honor?

Of course these numbers will change. Maybe they will change in a way that doesn’t mortify 85% of the country and maybe they’ll just get worse. A new Monmouth poll in New Hampshire finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential…