Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Forget the farting.

* Laura:
"Bush has put out a quiet feeler to replace Rumsfeld in recent weeks. He was politely turned down by at least one candidate he personally called. Unknown: is this one of many candidates Bush has sounded out? Is there a Bernacke-style search going on quietly in the background?"

* froomkin:
"Just when you think nothing will ever surprise you anymore. . . .
Paul Bedard writes in U.S. News: "He loves to cuss, gets a jolly when a mountain biker wipes out trying to keep up with him, and now we're learning that the first frat boy loves flatulence jokes. A top insider let that slip when explaining why President Bush is paranoid around women, always worried about his behavior. But he's still a funny, earthy guy who, for example, can't get enough of fart jokes. He's also known to cut a few for laughs, especially when greeting new young aides, but forget about getting people to gas about that.""

* digby:
"Forget the farting. What's with the paranoia around women? (There is apparently a clinical term for it called "gynophobia" which I've never heard of until today.) It's quite clear that he doesn't know how to behave around powerful women he doesn't control, judging from his inappropriate groping of the prime minister of Germany. And I've often wondered about his relationship to Rice, Hughes and Mieres --- the office wives. Is he afraid that he's going to accidentally pass gas or use a bad word in front of these women or does he let fly with women he knows and is just paranoid around strange women? I'm genuinely curious. This is very wierd for any 60 year old man much less a highly succesful politician.

He is such an immature person that I think it's entirely possible that he's still stuck in that pre-pubescent little boy state where girls are just "yucky." That's how his behavior comes off anyway. There's some frat boy stuff, to be sure, especially in his behavior with other men. But I'm thinking that when it comes to women, he's stuck even further back than that --- cub scouts, maybe. Did mommy lock him in the closet or something?"


rimone said...

now we're learning that the first frat boy loves flatulence jokes

who's surprised by this shit? not i, said the little red hen.

fucking moron. 'bringing honor and dignity to the whitehouse' and we should NEVEr let him forget that shit.

LeeB said...

Altogether now . . . 1, 2, 3 . . .


rimone said...

oooh, LeeB, i love you. :-)

now everyone else bow down to the wonderful-ness of me. lol (joke!)

LeeB said...

. . . joke? . . . you are making that a joke??

HA. Anybody with a lick o'sense clearly understands that is the least they should be doing! :-D

rimone said...

ok, everyone, queue up and NOW.

you --- the snivelling journo in the back! down on yer knees! and quit your fucking tears--y'all had six years to atone and did NOTHING for US.

now git down and lick!

ps, sorry y'all...just woke up and after scanning news, i needed to let go, in a sense.

LeeB said...


Best laugh I've had all day . . . thank's, Rimone.

lukery said...


LeeB said...

707 = Falling over backward from laughing out loud.

lukery said...


rimone said...

there's another one Alma made up: ITIBAR (i think i broke a rib). heh.

thanks y'all! i'll be here all week! now here's Wayyyyyyne NEWton!