From this bit of insurance industry propaganda, it's unclear what represents the 'government takeover of healthcare'. Is it (1) the American flag, (2) the bald eagle, (3) the sunset over the sea, (4) the caduceus, (5) the electrocardiogram, or (6) the scrap of paper inscribed with the word, 'HEALTH'?
At 6' 2", Megan McArdle has been added to the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest female libertarian to ever blog for The Atlantic. If you can reach that high, let's all give her a toast, shall we?
A new study theorizes that what ultimately made the difference in the outcome of the 2008 presidential election was the way the two candidates crossed their legs: John McCain frequently crossed his legs like a woman while Barack Obama always crossed his legs like a man.
"In my view," says David Brooks, "politicians are all emotional freaks of one sort or another."If this is the case, what sort of creature do you suppose makes its living schmoozing with politicians, talking about politicians, and writing about politicians?
And in those days, Al Franken was elected Senator from Minnesota. From that day forward, if Minnesotans remembered 'Norm Coleman' at all, they imagined a cookstove used by average campers on trips to Lake Woebegone.