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Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Beltway inanity

NBC's "political team" thought Obama's press conference was boring. And they included the following statement:

Honest question: Is there a point when the president knows too much about an issue?

Honest answer: No. Honest question in response: Did you shit your brains into the toilet this morning?

If you want to know why George W. Bush got away with as much as he did, this is a good indication. We have a media establishment that worries more about a president being too smart for the job than being too dumb for it. (Think back to the preference for Bush over Gore.)

.: posted by hornswaggler 7:37 PM

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