I started writing a post this morning about Katheleen Sebelius’ appearance on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show, and have realized that I bit off more than I can chew, at least today. After working on it for an hour, I’ve only fisked about two minutes of her eleven-minute interview. Is it enough to say that she lies like a dog about everything? It is, I think, one of the most singularly dishonest TV moments I’ve ever seen, and that’s not counting the questions Stewart kept asking her about the reason businesses got a year-long deferment, while individuals did not.
I’ll see what I can do later today, but now I’m off to dine and shop with my mother. That woman has a rare passion for clothes shopping, which is one of my least favorite activities in the whole world. Still, at 90, she should be able to indulge her passions, right?
So consider this an open thread about the shutdown or anything else you please.
Oh, one other thing. Remember how I said it’s time for us to go Alinsky on the Left because we’re getting risible moments handed to us on a platter. Author Raymond Jelli, who wrote Occupy Innsmouth, took me up on that: