New polling shows fully half of the nation would support an attack on Iran should the latest sanctions fail. Considering that the consensus at last night’s debate was that sanctions had already failed, we’re all basically living 2002 all over again.
Occupy Wall St. had it’s biggest media week yet according to a study from the Pew Research Center, though Politico is doing it’s damndest to stem that with this report that municipalities have blown $13 million on pepper spray and rubber bullets. Occupiers in Los Angeles claimed victory yesterday, while marchers en route from New York to DC (who somehow tragically forgot to nickname themselves The Proclaimers) arrived in the capital.
We didn’t know whether to LOL or WTF at the news that AIG is filing a $25 billion lawsuit against the federal government.
Finally, today, some important turkey-related programming notes.
Turkey is becoming highly politicized of late, in what we fear is only the latest theater in the liberal War on Christmas. Adam Gopnik appropriates the turkey as a symbol of populist struggle, and Pamela Gellar wishes to warn you that if you eat that Butterball you’ll probably turn into an underwear bomber. [READ MORE AT GIFZETTE]