Friday, July 22, 2011

As Kabuki theater heads towards the last act

When did politics become cheap theater?
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We have all become too accustomed to movies and TV's exploitation of "darkest before the dawn" to get worked up about the deficit ceiling.
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- We know that even though Darth has Luke Skywalker in his cross-hairs, Han Solo will blow him out of the rift at the last possible second.
- Even though Sherlock is dangling on the Bridge, held on only by his foot, which the evil torturer steps on S L O W L Y, he will be able to swing the chain up and drop the bad guy.
- We know that, EVEN THOUGH Dr. Evil finally has the damn piranha -with lazers!, Austin will escape.
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And so, even though Granny's check hangs in the balance, and we might lose our AAA rating - everyone expects James freaking Bond any minute.
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Especially me.
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Then our Kabuki government will take their bows and move on to the next piece of horrible theater.

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