Wednesday, October 18, 2006

PA Republicans.

Yesterday, as I was ignoring the nightly news, I heard the anchor announce that President Bush is coming to Northeastern Pennsylvania to attend a fundraiser for the "embattled" Congressman Don Sherwood. Embattled in this case means that Sherwood had a mistress who called 911 one day because she feared for her life. What is interesting is that if Sherwood were a Democrat, the Republicans would nail his ass to the wall like they did with Clinton over Monica Lewinsky. But since he is one of them, there is no mention of this being a problem. Otherwise why would the President come here for a fundraiser? Also recently the other Republican party's gift to Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum, compared the war in Iraq to J.R.R.Tolkien's The Lord of The Rings. My undergraduate degree is in English so I am used to comparing and contrasting things, but after pondering this for a while I still do not get it. One is an unnecessary waste of American lives and the other is a classic of English literature. With senators like these, who needs terrorists. God help us if they get re-elected.