Late Nite FDL: Republicans in Disarray
Don't let anybody kid you, gang. The Republicans are in total meltdown. They can write as many "DISASTER FOR THE DEMS!!" headlines as they want and take bitchy little swipes at Nancy Pelosi until they go blue in the face, but the reality of our current circumstance is this: Republicans are fucked. And it's their own damn fault.
Due to the fact that all of their (ahem) best and brightest of the last decade are incarcerated or facing charges, the Republicans have resorted to a completely fresh set of faces to represent them in Congress, a bold group of innovators with a maverick agenda designed to set the Grand Old Party back on the right path and rescue the conservative cause in the eyes of history.
HA HAAAAAA HAAA HAAAAAAAAA!!!
No, actually, they just dug Trent Lott out of his shallow grave by the highway and paid a voodoo houngan to bring him back to life. He's fine now, except for the smell. We've got John Boehner in the House and (yawn) Mel Martinez filling Mehlman's penny loafers as soon as he minces away. Not exactly a stellar line up of talent there, gentlemen! Kinda heavy on the recently exhumed, innit? Or is this some kind of affirmative action program for cadavers? (I thought you people didn't do quotas!)
The Reich Wing blog crowd sure are trying to put a brave face on it, though. You can't say they aren't persistent in their denial of reality, at least. You see a lot of this sort of thing I saw in the comments at Jawa Report: