Though it was nominated for a Grammy, we just don't think there's been nearly enough screaming about Harry Shearer's musical send-up of the Bush administration's main players. If you've had all the peace and good will you can handle, you might enjoy a bit of black comedy, in diverse musical stylings.
If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for a progressive friend, we don't see how you could do better than this album (available at I-Tunes):
by Damozel | Full disclosure: Ashamed though I am to admit it, I am---like Nora Ephron---practically
in love with Chris Matthews. This does not make me blind to his faults
(with his Hillary-hatred topping my personal list), but it does impel
me from time to time to compose a poetic tribute.
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CLAIM - Marc Ambinder Claims He Has Written a Haiku
FACT - A Haiku is 5-7-5, Ambinder dangerously misleads the American people by writing a "Haiku" that is 6-7-5.
- "With only five days until the election this misuse of Japanese
poetry could unravel the very fabric of American democracy. We
immediately demand that the first line be amended to "Joe's with us
today" to comply with the use of syllables that the American people deserve
and expect from The Atlantic."