The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Friday, July 29, 2005

What the right-wing blogs are saying

Just so you know you're not missing anything by skipping the 'fair and balanced' scribblings from the administration's boosters, I'll share this gem from Powerline, where the author of this particular nugget is a guy named 'Hinderaker,' who adopted the nom du blog 'Hindrocket.' Fits rather nicely with my theory of the right-wing's penchant for homoeroticism. Before reading the following, you might want to put something soft and cushiony on your desk-- because your jaw will drop that far:

It must be very strange to be President Bush. A man of extraordinary vision and brilliance approaching to genius, he can't get anyone to notice. He is like a great painter or musician who is ahead of his time, and who unveils one masterpiece after another to a reception that, when not bored, is hostile.

I just keep reading and re-reading those sentences, and trying to think of a word that describes it. 'Stupefying' is as close as I can get. This from Time magazine's 'Blog of the Year 2004.' The most amazing thing is that it was written yesterday. Yesterday.