Comments: Quote of the Day

My first Facebook fight of 2013? With blog brother Keith.

He rips a snappy Les Mis allusion that goes over my head. I retorted sarcastically that I wish all the people unhappy with the leadership had done more last November to strengthen their hand.

Let's see, whom can I antagonize next...?

Posted by jk at January 2, 2013 2:33 PM

'Twas not a Facebook fight, mon ami! (Hey, it's French, in deference to Les Mis.) I thought we both did a fairly good job of taking a swing at the feckless GOP - both the House leadership (such as it is...) and the voters who no-showed in November. So, I chose to see it not so much a fight as a two-pronged attack at the state of politics. In fact, I think Brother JG's contribution made it a fairly neat trifecta.

So - will Boehnert's political career mirror Javert's last act? Will the hoi polloi finally step away from their big-screen TVs and their Xboxes and take their place on the barricades at last with us? Or will America, like Valjean, have to go through the sewers before we see a light at the end of the tunnel?

Dang, this metaphor practically writes itself...

Posted by Keith Arnold at January 2, 2013 7:17 PM
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