"Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of 'the rat race' is not yet final." - Hunter S. Thompson
So the US Supreme Court ruled againt Rahm and their is no appe........
oh wait ......
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
Wow, this was...unexpected. Rahm Emanuel's chances of winning the election are still hovering around 55% on InTrade as of now, indicating that this may not be the end of the fight. Those odds are, however, about 40% lower than they were yesterday.
Are you coming to bed?
I can't. This is important.
Someone is WRONG on the internet! -XKCD
rahm is a bitter and self aggrandizing back stabber
more than once he's been accused of leaking to wapo's dana milbank who obediently types it all up:
“Obama's first year fell apart in large part because he didn't follow his chief of staff's advice on crucial matters. Arguably, Emanuel is the only person keeping Obama from becoming Jimmy Carter.”
Dana Milbank - Why Obama needs Rahm at the top - washingtonpost.com
Rumbling Over Rahm - The Daily Beast
i never understood why the white house kept the little punk around, he was NOT effective as congressional liason, he was crass and cruel and classless
and he's certainly not loyal
his gripe was always the same---he wanted pragmatics, he thought the admin was too idealistic (particularly on the public option)
it was this kind of thinking that led gibbs to suggest that the professional left, ie, the bloggers and journolisters (led by ezra klein) be drug tested