So Funny It Could Kill People

    According to the HuffPo, (Actually, UK Telegraph says Huffpo said this.) Wanda Sykes killed at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. I’ll agree with that. If you wanted good taste or judgment, you could find either out back. They’re lying dead in the gutter.

    This is what she said: “Rush Limbaugh said he hopes this administration fails, so you’re saying, ‘I hope America fails’, you’re, like, ‘I don’t care about people losing their homes, their jobs, our soldiers in Iraq’. He just wants the country to fail. To me, that’s treason.

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    ‘Pure stagecraft.’

    That was my wife’s immediate response to my mentioning that Rush Limbaugh responded to Ms. Sykes’ rather tawdry – and absolutely typical – attack on him by… not commenting on it at all. Bear in mind that my wife isn’t particularly political, doesn’t listen to talk radio (then again, neither do I), and more or less smiles and nods when I start blathering on and | Read More »

    And What Did Obama Do?

    He laughed. There is no point in being outraged, really there isn’t. “Rush Limbaugh, ‘I hope the country fails’ — I hope his kidneys fail, how about that? … He needs a good waterboarding, that’s what he needs.” Obama joined the crowd in laughing at the crack about Limbaugh’s “kidneys.” Apparently, it’s funny to wish death on someone. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not the | Read More »

    How far we have sunk…

    The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was once an opportuntity for George Bush to unleash a rash of self-deprecating jokes, and allow himself to be roasted, all in good taste, grace and fun. I am shocked at what came out of Wanda Skyes’ mouth and the glee on Obama’s face hearing it. Wishing a human being’s kidneys to fail (Rush Limbaugh’s) is an abomination, and our | Read More »