What Are The Gobshites Saying These Days?
Being our semi-regular weekly survey of Our National Dialogue which is, as we know, what Rachmaninoff would have come up with had he written the Quaalude In C# Minor.
Before we begin with this week’s gobshitery, and what a motherlode there is, what with the president stopping in on a special Holiday Edition of Disco Dave’s Disco Dance Party, the well-known conservative intellectual journal Human Events —or, as it’s known around the magazine rack at the cigar store, Highlights For Wingnuts— would like to correct the record. Earlier, the Dumbest Man On The Internets had busted wide open the story that the Hilldebeast was “too busy” to testify about why she personally killed four people in Benghazi because she was jet-setting around the Caribbean with the Beautiful People. This proved to be in error. TDMOTI was contacted by the State Department.
This afternoon the State Department wrote Human Events and told us Hillary and Bill Clinton did not travel to the Dominican Republic today as was reported. Philippe Reines at the State Department said the Clintons are not in the Dominican Republic. The Clintons are not going to the Dominican Republic. Phillippe then added, “We likely disagree on just about everything, but surely we can agree that posting a lie is far different than posting an opinion.” We are posting this as a correction to our earlier post.
The Secretary Of State, as it happens, is presently luxuriating in that famous playground of the rich and famous, New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she is being treated for a serious condition involving a blood clot. While I’m sure Jim Hoft will be dressing up as a Candy Striper and working the halls to make sure that the Secretary is not being fed mojitos intravenously, Human Events, at the moment, regrets the error, but not its very existence, which is unfortunate.
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