Thursday, June 17, 2010
DO WHAT? WHEN?
DIDDLY SQUAT, THAT'S WHAT
I wasn't successful at finding an embeddable video of Al Haig saying "I'm in charge here" -- but he might as well be, and he's dead.
Here's how it looks from inside the Louisianna sand berm where Bobby Jindal is
trying to keep his head from exploding. Headline:
CRUDE-SUCKING BARGES STOPPED
BY COAST GUARD
Meanwhile back at the ranch, er, golf course...
Last time a President started picking at the sand on a beach, we got Bill Clinton in Normandy, setting up his "IKEA cross" [some assembly required] out of strategically pre-set pebbles.
But I'm bettin' Mr. O tends to think of himself more like this:
Actually, the episode that comes much more readily to mind is.....
Oh no, you won't catch me being the first one to make an Uncle Remus joke about this mess!
Nota bene: While cruising for pictures of the tar-balls coming out of the Gulf, I was amazed how many of the oily ducks and beaches illustrating the news stories and blogs showed up (during the "save picture" command) with labels that indicated they were from an oil spill near Korea or Australia (they've had more than 25 since 1903). Fake but accurate. I'm just sayin'.