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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

My Friends, No I'm Not Live Blogging, My Friends

But is anyone counting how many times John McCain has called me "his friend"? (I'm sure you're his friend, too.)

I'd be drunk by now if that was a drinking game.

But now I might have to watch my intake.
If McCain wins, it looks like the only way I might get a tax cut is if I pop out a couple of kids.

My friends, I'm bored. I think this hokey Town Hall format is bs. My friends, why are follow-up questions not allowed? Can't Brokaw handle it, my friends?

My friends, I'm going to have some Häagen-Dazs strawberry sorbet and clean my room. Good night, my friends.

My friends.


ps. Photo stealthily clipped from The Colbert Report. If you haven't seen this clip about new swing voters in America, watch this instead. It's much more entertaining and probably more accurate.


P October 7, 2008 at 7:44 PM  

My friends, let's be comrades.

COMRADES! How times have changed. That word would have been a career-ender 20 years ago.

tangobaby October 7, 2008 at 7:49 PM  

Здравствуйте, товарищ!

My friend, my comrade. I hope you had a good day on the collective farm. I have to wash my babushka now.

спокойной ночи!

namastenancy October 7, 2008 at 8:07 PM  

Oh, skip the washing the babushka and cleaning the room and go right for the sherbet. Life's too short.

tangobaby October 7, 2008 at 8:12 PM  

No, namastenancy, it's very important that I clean my room (and my house) because it's going to take me up until Saturday to do it.

I don't want you coming to my Movie Maven's Movie Marathon for America and being afraid.

My bachelorette days so far have been messy.

Don't worry, I'll still have sorbet. It will be the carrot in front of my horsey.

d i a n a m u s e October 7, 2008 at 8:47 PM  

53 (by way of response).

Most special moment: My friend Commander McBragg's foray into hair transplant territory. Where did that come from?

Best right hook: Bomb, bomb, bomb Iran. (biff! pow! zap!)

I must learn more about your Movie Maven's Movie Marathon for America, my friend. This sounds important.

tangobaby October 7, 2008 at 9:24 PM  

d i a n a m u s e!

53?! Really! It seemed like 53,000!

You know, I think in this instance I really missed out not having a television. I listened on the radio because I could not get the webcast on CNN or CBS, so I think I missed a lot of non-verbal stuff (I just imagine that McCain kept doing his lizard impersonation, though).

But, yeah. WTF with the hair transplants? That was bizarre.

You are totally invited to my Movie Maven's Movie Marathon for America fundraiser. If you come out here, I will personally guarantee that you get the La-Z-Boy AND you can sleep over in our spare room FOR AS LONG AS YOU WANT.

My film festival lineup is here:


Christina October 8, 2008 at 10:14 AM  

Hi friend! You are going to disappoint my kids if you clean your room. They just had you, to use as an example. Argh...

TheElementary October 8, 2008 at 11:45 AM  

I love your posts on 'this' subject. I come here for solace and a like mind. I always find it :)
The debates, I might add, have been the only thing Spouse and I have watched on television for some years. We had to get out our cable and hook it up to watch, and we had to blow the dust off it. In a month we can put it back in the cupboard, hopefully by then all will be well on the planet, or getting there.

tangobaby October 8, 2008 at 2:38 PM  

Hi christina,

Just tell them it's temporary! (Because it is!) I will start being messy again after Saturday.


Hi TheElementary,

Thank you...I'm glad you don't mind my thoughts on this. I know some people don't care to read it and want my blog to happy and sunny all the time, but I just can't do that. I'm glad we're in the same boat together. ;-)

I am picturing you and Spouse dusting off your little television and then rolling it back into obscurity. I think if I had had a television, I would have kicked the screen in by now.

Now I have to dust off myself and get back to you and Spouse and Mater! It's been too long. I need a story...


corine October 8, 2008 at 5:00 PM  

I had never noticed the resemblance with a reptile, but yes, there it is.