Merry Xmess, California: Ahnuld’s Nightmare Before Christmas

The. Best. Christmas.Video.Ever. 

Eugene at Daily Kos explains more eloquently than I why the Courage Campaign created this animated masterpiece which is now my favorite holiday video ever, way better than that creepy Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer with the scary snow monster and the even scarier Burl Ives. But  Herbie the dentist-elf is kinda cute. Anyhow, back to the scariest of all, the Governator:

Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed Democratic plans to close a $16 billion deficit with a mix of taxes and cuts, in pursuit of his radical right-wing agenda. His veto is a lump of coal in the stocking – we face crippling cuts to education & health care, the erosion of the safety net so he can gut environmental and labor laws to satisfy his corporate and conservative buddies. And the media actively enables him.

So kiddies, come huddle in front of the computer screen and watch with me, A California Carol…

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Lisa Derrick

Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles native, attended UC Berkeley and Loyola Marymount University before punk rock and logophilia overtook her life. Worked as nightclub columnist, pop culture journalist and was a Hollywood housewife before writing for and editing Sacred History Magazine. Then she discovered the thrill of politics. She also appears frequently on the Dave Fanning Show, one of Ireland's most popular radio broadcasts.