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March 24, 2011
Overnight Open Thread
Because presidentin' is hard, and you can't really expect Obama to stay chained to the White House for 8 hours a day.
Every time you see Obama golf, Gingrich wants you get enraged. If things really work out for Republicans, golf will start coming up in David Axelrod's focus groups, and maybe Obama's advisers will have to suggest to the president that he stop playing.
So back to Gingrich's joke: For it to have potency requires a nutty view of the presidency. First you must think the president's most important job is to be like a castle guard—always in a specific place and constantly on watch. This may seem absurd, but this is the way we think about presidents.But of course for 8 years whenever Bush visited his ranch (or did anything at all remotely pleasant) the left never fucking shut up about it. So they set the rules; we're just making them live by them.
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Some Scathing Reviews of Sucker Punch
From the beginning, Sucker Punch looked like a movie a 12-year-old boy might have made with no creative oversight and an unlimited budget. But seeing as how it came from Zack Snyder, who made Watchmen, which I thoroughly enjoyed, and that movie about owls my friend Lindy West assures me is awesome, I was willing to give it a chance. Well, I’m still willing to give it a chance, but the critics who’ve seen it seem to really, really hate it. A few people liked it, but the majority who didn’t reacted almost universally as if it had kicked their puppy and flushed their drug stash. Or flushed their puppy and kicked their drug stash.
“Hands-down the most nightmarishly awful film of the year.” -Philadelphia InquirerGreasy rape fantasies?
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