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Tuesday, April 12, 2011


Willie Brown:
Mitt Romney -- Sarah Palin -- Mike Huckabee -- Michelle Bachmann -- and now Donald Trump. The Republican lineup for presidential contenders is starting to look like a cast party for "Dancing With the Stars."

Funny cause it's troo.


Impertinent Weasel said...

All we need is Boehner in the stands like a proud parent crying his eyes out and the macabre spectacle will be complete.

Lorraine said...

Wasn't Tom De Lay on Dancing with the Stars?

Dale Carrico said...

Yeah, that was right after this gig.

jollyspaniard said...

I was hoping Palin would get the nomination solely for spectacle value. However she's managed to do what her critics never could, discredit herself amongst the republican base.

I don't expect the Republicans will fare well in 2012. I expect energy, paticularly the high price of gasoline to be a big issue come 2012. The republican in ExxonMobile we trust strategy is going to fly like a lead balloon. I'm not even certain if they'll nominate a McCainlike figure who can halfheartedly fake support for renewables while on the campaign trail.

They have been able to con people on the energy issue up till now. There's a lot of people who want to believe that the high price of gas is just a passing thing. The prognosis for the next 5 years of oil supply isn't good. Prices will remain high, the only thing that will bring them down is a massive global depression. Beyond 5 years is uncertain but the speculative prognosis is that it's going to get worse. Drill baby drill isn't going to cut it.