Citizens of Edenbridge, Kent, built a 30-foot effigy of disgraced Austin cyclist Lance Armstrong for the night they "burn the guy." Too bad they haven't heard of disgraced Austin bean counter Antard.
Addendum: Oh shit, I didn't see the "necklace."
Courtesy of AAS this morning, a WilCo voter named Kay Hill is seeking an apology for being asked to turn her electioneering t-shirt inside out or cover it up. She ended up borrowing a jacket from one of the early voting ladies who nicely offered it to her.
I don't think she's owed an apology. If anything, she should give one for violating election laws, hiring a lawyer, and obtaining any publicity about this issue.
This isn't a free speech issue as it happened at an election
I was going to reply with this on Larry's blog but want to bump it up in the blogs. We've been through this shit before about party affiliation and ideological shifts and how disingenuous sniveling bigots want to ride the coattails of people they revile.
Should anyone expect attention to detail or satisfactory readingGo back and read your own story, Lars - it doesn't say a majority of Democrats are racists, but it does indicate that a majority of Republicans are.
Today's feature is the 1930 classic L'Age d'Or (English: The Golden Age). It was directed by Luis Bunuel, and he co-wrote it with Salvador Dali. It mocks the hypocrisy of the sexual mores of the bourgeoisie and of religious institutions (in this case, Roman Catholicism).
I think the film still speaks to our current American political debate, with the insanely puritanical zealotry