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Introducing: Democratic Donuts!

By mike flugennockWednesday - June 13th, 2018Categories: Party Animals, elections, media

If you’ve been involved as long as I have with the Dirtbag Left — or, as us old folks call it, the Left — you’re intimately familiar with the infamous Donut Incident at the DNC Galactic HQ on Capitol Hill:

…The grievances converge around a recent trip to deliver petitions to the party’s headquarters in Washington, where Turner and other progressives were greeted by barricades, security guards, and an offering of donuts and water, which she saw as an empty gesture indicative of an institution that isn’t “smart enough, humble enough, to say, ‘let’s take a step back and really listen to the people’.”

– Nina Turner, quoted on BuzzFeed, 08.09.17

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The Last Donut

By mike flugennockTuesday - May 22nd, 2018Categories: Economy, Party Animals

So, yesterday, Democratic Party hacks Chump Schumer and Nancy Pelosi proudly unveiled a vague, tepid economic reform package called “A Better Deal”. It’s kind of adorable, really, the way the Democratic leadership is suddenly discovering the crushing income inequality in the US and, in typical lame-ass Democratic fashion, tries to claw its way back to relevance with Left and progressive voters.

And that slogan — dear god, how many focus groups did it take to come up with that, anyway? “A Better Deal” — man, that just inspires the living hell out of me.

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Bipartisanship No. 2

By mike flugennockTuesday - May 15th, 2018Categories: Middle East, Party Animals, war and peace

So, anyway, just so we’re clear on this… the GOP are worried that defense contractors will lose their jobs if we aren’t bombing Syria (or Yemen, or Iran); the Democrats are still “resisting” their weak little asses off, but when it comes to Syria “there’s no one more red, white and blue”, as Phil Ochs says.

There, done.

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