Sunday, November 20, 2005

Concrete Block


"Iraq is now a cloud over everything," said Stuart Rothenberg, a nonpartisan political analyst specializing in Congress. "It's the 800-pound gorilla in the room."

"I feel like every morning, I wake up, get a concrete block and have to walk around with it all day," said first-term Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), who came to the Senate with an ambitious agenda to overhaul Social Security and the tax code. "We can't even address the issues."


Iraq was ambitious enough for me, thank you very much. There's a good reason members of your party have to carry around a concrete block; a very good reason. You fucked up. Big time. Please don't whine about the negative political consequences you must now face as a result.