Saturday, October 13, 2007

The Catcher of the Phony

Phony of the Week: The White House response to Al Gore winning his "peace" ribbon.

"Of course we're happy for Vice President Gore and the I.P.C.C. for receiving this recognition." - White House spokesman, Tony Fratto.

After all Al Gore has said about President Bush and his administration since January, 2001 ("He betrayed this country! He played on our fears!), The White House claims they're "happy" for him. Right.

Governor Spitzer on SCHIP

The Governor-Infant explains the Republican position on SCHIP:

“Opponents of the bill are stretching desperately for any semblance of an argument. The rhetoric on the other side, portraying this as socialized medicine, has been overheated and foolish.”

He would certainly understand overheated and foolish rhetoric.

The Daily Chichester

Al Gore wins a little ribbon from Norwegian Marxists on behalf of the weather, and a few Democrats think he should run for president. That makes sense.

Democrats are targeting Republican squishes on their SCHIP votes in anticipation of a veto override vote next week.

Governor Richard Milhouse Spitzer upbraided by Speaker Silver.

Iranian Lunatics Update.

Congressman William Jefferson (D-Frozen Bribe) wants his charges dismissed.

Rudy still hoping Bernard Kerik goes away.

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez: "No end in sight" in Iraq.