Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on December 5th, 2011 5:31 am by HL
Maureen Dowd, New York Times
NEWT GINGRICH’S mind is in love with itself.It has persuaded itself that it is brilliant when it is merely promiscuous. This is not a serious mind. Gingrich is not, to put it mildly, a systematic thinker.His mind is a jumble, an amateurish mess lacking impulse control. He plays air guitar with ideas, producing air ideas. He ejaculates concepts, notions and theories that are as inconsistent as his behavior.
Windbags Outlaw Plastic Bags
Debra Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle
On his official website, San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi starts his list of accomplishments with this item: “Plastic Bag Ban: First-in-the-Nation ban on plastic bags in chain grocery stores and drug stores, which sparked similar legislation around the world from Oakland to Canada to Paris to Beijing.” In his final month as supervisor before he becomes sheriff, Mirkarimi wants to expand the ban so that it applies to all stores and requires retailers to charge customers for bags at the checkout counter.”First in the nation” is rarely a good thing for a law. First, it…