Monday, November 3, 2008

LA Times Op-Ed debates JUST HOW STUPID ARE?

...and concludes that the electorate as a whole may be wiser and more rational than any individual.

Rick Shenkman's JUST HOW STUPID ARE WE? featured in the Washington Post

Even on the eve of a historic election, we need to consider how we got here in the first place...

Erich Origen and Gan Golan's Introduce THE GOODNIGHT BUSH, A Post Dubya Cocktail


THE GOODNIGHT BUSH*

1 sugar cube
8 dashes bitters
2 twists of lemon
Champagne

Place sugar cube in a chilled champagne flute, splash with 8 dashes bitters (one for each year), fill the glass with bubbly, and squeeze in two twists of lemon (one for each term). Drink, savoring the sweet finish. The sugar comes at the end.

Today we have unlocked the doors of power. Tomorrow we'll bust them wide open and march through en masse. Tonight, though, let's take the opportunity to celebrate. And have a drink.

* Best enjoyed with a well-thumbed copy of the book Goodnight Bush.