Obama has come up with a response to "You Lie!" It goes something like this: we won't have to give free health care to illegal aliens if we legalize all those illegal aliens. This line of thinking reminds me of that scene in Forrest Gump where he tells the bus driver he can't talk to strangers. Then he says his name is Forrest, and they ain't strangers no more, so they can talk. Stupid is as stupid does.
Now that I've seen Beyonce's video for Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it), I'm even more perplexed than ever by Kanye West's outburst last month. One of the best videos of all-time? Not even remotely close to it.
Bad: you're naked in public. Worse: You're covered in shit. Even worse: you try to clean yourself off in someone's pool, cover yourself with a towel, and then get arrested for everything under the sun. Worst: you have a pool and some naked jackass covered in shit jumps in to take a bath, then steals your towel.
New York tried to solve its government spending problem by soaking the rich. People warned them that the rich would leave New York, but New York didn't believe it. Guess what? It happened. Oops. "People aren't wedded to a geographic place as they once were. It's a different world,'' New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch said, while explaining that last year's surcharge on income taxes won't likely help them meet budget expectations.