Don't tell Secretary Gates that 'reforming' the Pentagon's budget is like leaving the dirty diaper on the baby and only changing the safety pins. That will just piss him off and make him sound even more like someone whose voice has undergone a radical bassectomy.
Leon Panetta, CIA Director, said that agency officers who practiced torture during the Bush Administration "should not be investigated, let alone punished." He then concluded his remarks with a cat-ate-the-canary grin.
Betty Brown wants Asians living in Texas to adopt names that are "easier for Americans to deal with." Hubert Vo, her colleague in the Texas House of Representatives, speaks fluent Vietnamese, Spanish, French, and English. He may well wonder why his surname, the shortest of any lawmaker in Austin--and 60% shorter than Brown's--is so hard for her to deal with.
"Big Liberal Bloggers Tee Off On Progressive Groups For Not Sharing Ad Wealth." So reads the headline. Ya know, there are days when Fearguth is so happy he's not a 'big liberal blogger'. Today is one of them.