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Political News That Is Not About Joe Biden

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  • If John McCain were tortured, that would mean opening up a freezing, dark can of sexually humiliated and sleep-deprived worms. [Andrew Sullivan]
  • John McCain is the President of house pets. [The Corner]
  • Howard Dean stress eats M&Ms at an airport Holiday Inn. [Yeas and Nays]
  • Age-inflation victim John McCain is actually middle-aged,
    which is why his chief economic adviser wants everyone to work until
    they are 142, or dead. [Democracy in America]
  • Rev. Wright’s half-real new book will just be about the boring history of Obama’s Muslim Church. [Top of the Ticket]
  • Obama caught a luxurious cold in the resort town of Hawaii and is trying to infect New Mexico. [Ben Smith]

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Juli Weiner was Wonkette's beloved intern and books columnist and then morning editor until she was hired away by Vanity Fair in 2010.

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  • freakishlystrong

    Hi Juli, welcome, you’re new here, Barry doesn’t get luxurious colds honey, he gets elitist colds.

  • The Real JR Revisted

    Yeah. As a NYC Subway rider, I read he wiped his nose then shook a hand and totally went ew.

    Yes, I ew’ed.

  • NoWireHangers

    Since when is The Clap considered a cold?

  • ManchuCandidate

    McCain’s ahead of Obama with pet owners (dogs and cats). It means several things:
    1) Crazee Cat ladies luvs their Walnuts (No shock, see PUMAs.)
    2) Hunters loves their Walnuts (Again, Walnuts has been known to bring down flying things, too.)
    3) Because he’s a Repub, it means that the bestiality vote’s a lock for Walnuts.

  • shortsshortsshorts


    More cowbell.

  • NotUrEvryDayWEzl

    Not all of us have longer life expectancies. I, for one, with all the drinking, smoking, and buttsex I have, am slated to die in about, oh, tomorrow. Can I collect social security now?

  • bitchincamaro

    I see what you did there Mr. Sullivan, and I heart you for it.

  • Neilist

    Andrew Sullivan is ready to “torture” John “Tie Me Up/Tie Me Down!” McCain anytime the latter can make it to the “Sully-Dungeon” located underneath the Altantic’s office.

    (Andy looks really cute in that little People’s Liberation Army uniform he had tailored up.)

  • SayItWithWookies

    So which old-age-exploitative realm of industry did McCain’s economic guy lobby for? That is the question.

  • TGY

    When Hopey catches a cold, New Mexico sneezes or somesuch.

  • RuperttheBear

    That’s a big can of worms. FIVE AND A HALF YEARS, ALAN big.

  • Canmon (the Inadequate)

    [re=63349]ManchuCandidate[/re]: Maybe it’s because Obama ate a dog and wrote about it in “Dreams from my Father”.

  • TGY

    Also, pet owners are inured to the presence of shit (or poetically inured to manure, whatevs).

  • Canuckledragger

    Did I miss a photo of our new intern, Juli?

    ‘Coz I missed the first photo of SKS when she signed on, and don’t want to repeat that mistake.

    Wonkette: home of politically conscious feminine pulchritude.

    And horndog guys….

  • liquiddaddy

    Good job, Juli. You are hyphenating liberally, which is the third leg of the snark stool.

  • GayInMaine

    Juli! You came back!

    I see you still haven’t found the lost ‘e’, though. Have you looked under the bed?

  • S.Luggo

    — [T]he idea of indexing [social security eligibility] for longevity—making automatic adjustment in the retirement age to reflect increases in life expectancy—has one important proponent. His name is Douglas Holt-Eakin, a former director of the Congressional Budget Office, and the chief economic adviser to John McCain. —
    I drink, I smoke, I drive with my eyes shut and with live bees in my mouth. Does this mean that I became eligible for SS benefits ten years ago?

    Hey Barnard,
    “Everyone” is a singular pronoun.

  • Canuckledragger

    [re=63490]GayInMaine[/re]: It’s a Wonkette rule that employees must donate a letter from their given names to the less fortunate. Just ask Ken[t] Layne, Jim[i] Newell or Sara[h] K. Smith.

  • dantangel

    The drums are beating, speculation is rising. Is Joe Biden to be named our next Vice Presidential candidate?