Ah, remember Inauguration Day, 2009? Your dear correspondent spent the run-up trapped in the now infamous Purple Tunnel of Doom, only to be turned away from the Mall just minutes before noon, when our new president – so “articulate and bright and clean” – would take the oath of office and smite all partisanship, bitterness, and polarization with his first mellifluous utterance. Goodbye, culture wars! Goodbye, gay- and abortion-obsessed special interests. We gonna be dealin’ with real problems now! War! Recession! Energy! Real transformative shit!
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