Thursday, June 9, 2011

How to tell when your political party is getting Desparate.

When party operatives fly to New Jersey to try and recruit Chris Christie to run for president.

Even if it weren't for the whole using the state's helicopter as a commuter car thing,

Even if it weren't for turning down federal money for much-neede transit projects which would have created jobs,

Even if he wasn't notorious for being a loudmouthed bully,

We haven't elected a fat guy president since at least the advent of television. Who was the last fat president? Taft? I know people called Clinton fat, but by any normal standard, he was not a fat guy. Christie looks like the bastard child of Jeff Garlin and George Wendt.

Chris Christie couldn't even carry New Jersey!

NJ voters by a 2-1 margin say Gov. Chris Christie should not run for President in 2012

New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie, beloved by some and despised by others for his bluntness, has a Minus 18 job approval today as speculation continues about whether Christie should run for President. 38% of NJ adults approve of the job Christie is doing, 56% disapprove.

This is the guy? This is the guy Republican operatives think can win the White House? 
Gov. Christie, shown here auditioning for Guys and Dolls

Barack Obama is one lucky SOB if this is the best the opposition party can come up with.

Headline of the Day

Flying bear kills two Canadians in freak accident


Oh, really? That's a freak accident? That's not something that happens all the time in Canada? 

I think when the story involves a flying bear, "freak accident" is pretty much implied.