Hindsight is a powerful thing, and there have been plenty of voices amid the tragedy that has unfolded since the invasion to say, in effect, “I told you so.” But among that band of reporters — men and women who thought we knew something about Iraq, and for the most part sympathized with the joy Iraqis felt at what many were unashamed then to call their “liberation” — there were few, if any, who...
Love. As they say on the internet.
Tumblr needs to show a cute picture when it’s down like a group of mice hoisting a hippo onto a flatbed or something.
Now more than ever. (Victor Lundberg, 1967)
Double Dipshit Double Feature
For some reason this followed by this really works.
New Yorker Cartoon Editor Doesn't Get Joke
I linked this on Twitter but you really have to read Robert Mankoff’s befuddled post on the #kanyenewyorkertweets and meme creator Paul Sabourin’s great reply in the comments.
Little sketch I’m in with the esteemed authoress Julie Klausner.
For Steven Slater. (Solomon Burke, 1965)
It is not easy, and it is unpleasant, to adduce statistics evidencing the median cultural superiority of White over Negro: but it is a fact that obtrudes, one that cannot be hidden by ever-so-busy egalitarians and anthropologists. The question, as far as the White community is concerned, is whether the claims of civilization supersede those of universal suffrage. -William F. Buckley, Jr.,...
“The court now determines that Blankenhorn’s testimony constitutes inadmissible opinion testimony that should be given essentially no weight…Blankenhorn gave absolutely no explanation why manifestations of the deinstitutionalization of marriage would be exacerbated (and not, for example, ameliorated) by the presence of marriage for same-sex couples. His opinion lacks reliability,...