Monday, April 20, 2009

Line of the Day: 2009-04-20

When the newly elected Obama was assembling his Cabinet, Time reporter Karen Tumulty, writing for the magazine’s Swampland blog, offered “an out-of-the-box suggestion” for who should become health-and-human-services secretary—former Republican governor and candidate Mitt Romney, that aerosol can that couldn’t. As with so many who pride themselves on thinking outside the box, Tumulty would have been better off closing the cardboard flaps instead.

Runner-up, same source:

To delve into the editorial pages of The Washington Post is to crack open an even creakier sarcophagus, where the dead paw of consensus maintains a semblance of order, continuity, prudence.

Your James Wolcott has had it with the Villagers. If the what-passes-for-wisdom huffing from inside the Beltway has you screaming at your TV and computer monitor, too, go read "What’s Wrong with Washington?" Here's the accompanying artwork to get you started, swiped just because I liked it so much.

Rove, Gingrich, and Joe the Plumber

(h/t: DougJ/Balloon Juice)

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