Thursday, September 04, 2008

If I were a carpenter...

I'm not. And she ain't a lady.

Sarah Palin and Fond Memories of Demagogues Past |
And did she ever spill some last night -- this loving Christian; this warm, forgiving acolyte of Christ; this metaphysically regenerated marvel of Nixon's attack cur, in a skirt.

Oh, Spiro, how we missed you but nevertheless had our memory banks of you tapped last night as Ms. Palin unctuously inveighed against what she called "the permanent political establishment" -- let's see, Mr. Agnew, that would be the one you helped create (see, especially, Rick Perlstein's Nixonland), would it not? -- in which she denied any membership.
Spiro's family name is actually a delicious irony in itself: Agneau in French means lamb; as VP, Agnew was anything but.

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