John McCain looks older and older and his chances of winning the Presidency are virtually nil. Sarah Palin has ceased to be merely an amusing distraction and become merely an annoyance, and one stirring up hatred and violence at that. They are the standard bearers of the most inept and poorly conceived campaign I have ever seen and history will judge the selection of Palin as the single act that doomed what was already a difficult enterprise.
Tom Brokaw set a record as the Worst. Debate. Moderator. Ever., jumping ahead of Gwen Ifill and that wasn’t easy to do. His was a perfect example of “insider mentality;” he thought the “rules” were more important than getting answers. He kept hectoring the candidates about the stupid clock until he finally and grudgingly submitted to reality. It was just terrible.
Meanwhile, economies around the world are sinking faster than the shattered dreams of right wing bloggers.
So let’s take a break and forget all that. Let’s instead turn our attention back to the Doofus in the White House and what, in a better world, might have been.
It’s all the Founding Fathers fault:
(Note: I’d love to credit this cartoon’s creator but it came to me as a forwarded message from a private mailing list I’m not supposed to be seeing and there is no indication where it originated.)
UPDATE: Fine human being Rob Davis, as he reveals in one of the comments below, took his fellow cartoonist’s name from the art and did a google search to track down Dan Collins, the man who did the cartoon and the webpage where he is selling it and other artwork.
I’m glad Rob did the heavy lifting for me but I do hate it when somebody is smart enough to figure out the obvious which escaped me ’cause it makes me feel really dumb, so I’m now gonna come up with a really complicated and lots-of-work concept for this week’s Dubya Chronicles to make his life a living hell.