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(Petunia and Pals) Short-fingered vulgarian The Donald pontificates on the anti-American Oscars, while praising his employer NBC for the pro-American Golden Globes.
- Analysis - Tigerbeat on the Potomac interviews unnamed sources and discerns that, "Many more [GOP] members, including some party leaders, are prepared to shut down the government to make their point. House Speaker John Boehner “may need a shutdown just to get it out of their system,” said a top GOP leadership adviser. “We might need to do that for member-management purposes — so they have an endgame and can show their constituents they’re fighting.” Temper tantrums? Really? Whodathunk the Republicans would be populated by cranky 2-year olds...(TPM)
- Timing - The NRA has released their latest shoot-em-up game less than a month after 20 four-year olds were shot up. In this POV game you shoot at coffins. (Think Progress)
- Comparisons - One-hit wonder The Nuge compares Joe Biden to Jeffrey Dahmer. (Media Matters)
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