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November 1, 2004

Setting Out the Pumpkins


Of course, the Kerry hunting trip was something of a farce. But it was political farce. And, as silly as it was, at the political ground level, it probably helped balance out an image of Kerry that had been overly distorted in the other direction.

Who would understand this better, in fact, then the people who turned George Bush into Top Gun?


On the other hand, the suddenly appearance of McClellan, Hughes and Rove in hunting suits (Rove looking like an oversized beaver) gives an entirely different impression. I’m sorry, but this is just not something you write off to Holloween.

As masters of spin, this crew have done a profound job not just scripting every last camera shot, but also keeping their own fingerprints off the product. The fact they would suddenly hop off the campaign plane, in costumes, in such a bland act of mockery, just doesn’t make sense. (Just look at the embarrassment on McClellan’s face.) Six months ago, they would never have considered it. Three months ago, same thing.

They’re losing it.


  • Gene

    Is it me, or does Rove look like he just wet himself?

  • Karen

    Yes. I was just coming over to say the same thing: that Rove looked like an overstuffed beaver who’d peed himself.

    Let’s hope he’ll be doing so in earnest by this time tomorrow!

  • yelladog

    Rove’s pissing himself

    You don’t believe me? Well, look for yourself: this was some kind of stunt that you can read about over at BagNews…. but look at that fat shitbag standing there with piss all over his drawers… Hope he wasn’t keeping…

  • Steve

    You two beat me to it.
    Yeah, it looks as if Rove lost bladder control.

  • The Red Wolf

    Oh please let it be so…the little pisser.

  • moe99

    All GReat minds think alike! I was wondering the same thing about Rove’s apparent lack of bladder control. He’ll need his Depends Tues. night, fer sure.

  • Terrier

    As I type this a moron in my office drones on and on about the Reagan-Dukakis election results. These people are too stupid to win and the reports of their genius are just the droolings from their meaningless circle-jerks.

  • MooCow

    Actually, at first glance I thought Rove was Chris Farley.

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