Posts Tagged ‘2019 Democratic presidential debates’

So many clowns, so few Volkswagens

August 1, 2019
Fear and Loathing, Campaign Trail style

The more things change, etc.

No, I didn’t watch the “debate.”

I didn’t watch “The Apprentice,” either.

Nor have I watched “American Idol,” “The Bachelor,” “American Ninja Warrior,” or “The Circus.”

I did, however, read Hank Stuever’s appraisal of the “debate.” And he said pretty much everything about it that I wanted to say, save for “You have got to be fucking kidding me.”

Somewhere in the Beyond, Hunter S. Thompson is fitting another cigarette into its holder, ordering another round of mescaline and margaritas, and chuckling to himself over having gotten it so right so long ago.

“Jesus! Where will it end? How low do you have to stoop in this country to be President?”