Category satire

On Violence to Language

Has everyone seen this by now? The Republican party, famed for its skill at manipulating language to frame issues in a favorable light, came up with the portmanteau “Obamaquester” to describe what they feel to be Obama’s responsibility for the upcoming budget Armageddon. “Obamaquester” is what polled the highest? I can think of a few […]

On Looking Presidential

White. Wears a tie. Addressed by the title of his elected office. Looks presidential. I am of course speaking about my cat, Senator Puffball. I guess that there’s another person who’s been described as “presidential” in the last few days: former governor Mitt Romney, whose major accomplishment in the second and third debates was convincing […]