In the music business some of us speak of the genius musicians who pop up so infrequently and astound us with their effortless virtuosity.
There is one such person in the world of comments and snark on progressive political blogs.
We are not worthy.
….You can’t have missed the fact that the president this week gave the dumbest speech in the history of that office. You would not think you could stuff that much stupid into a single human being, but they managed to do it. Turns out, Iraq is Vietnam after all, if it’s not Korea, and it’s still World War II, unless it turns out to be World War IV….
….For the people who write our politics, presidents don’t fail. They simply succeed less than some of their successors. Watch this happen. Tell me I’m wrong. Just the other day, Justice Stephen Breyer popped onto our local NPR station to talk about the anniversary of the Dred Scott decision, saying he thought it was the most destructive decision in the history of the country.
Guess again, Steve.
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