Tuesday, July 12, 2005

"When the culture is sick, every element in it becomes infected. While it is no excuse for this scandal, it is no surprise that Boston, a seat of academic, political, and cultural liberalism in America, lies at the center of the storm."

     - Senator Rick Santorum on the Roman Catholic Church's sex scandals

The liberals are out of touch with America? Rick, you just inferred that some MIT physics professor is somehow culpable when a priest rapes a child. What the holy shit is wrong with you?

In more amusing news, Scott McClellan, the Whitehouse press secretary was hammered like a rented mule yesterday.

Q Does the White House have a credibility problem?

MR. McCLELLAN: Ed, these are all questions that you're bringing up in the context of an investigation that is ongoing --

Q I'm not asking about that.

MR. McCLELLAN: Well, it's clear that this is coming up in the context of news --

Q We could talk about WMDs, a whole range of issues.

MR. McCLELLAN: -- in the context of news reports. And I appreciate those questions. And I think you're trying to get at the specific news reports and wanting me to comment on those specific news reports and --

Q But they're news reports that have been confirmed by Karl Rove's attorney, Scott.

MR. McCLELLAN: John, you can keep jumping in, but I'm going to try to keep going to other people in this room, as well. And we can have constructive dialogue here, I think, but that's not the way to do it.

Q It's not my job to have a constructive dialogue, Scott. Sorry.

It's sure nice to see that our 4th branch has finally found its nutsack. Apparently Barney, the Whitehouse dog, was chewing on them.

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