The Left’s hysterics over net neutrality reveal an ideology in the midst of a mental breakdown — which is disturbing, but still good for political humor.
No matter how sad, crazy, or offensive the news is, there will always be clever people making great visual for the illustrated edition post.
By popular demand, it’s back — the Bookworm Room illustrated edition! You’ll enjoy these pithy images showing all that’s right or wrong with America.
After all the hoopla about Melania’s “plagiarizing” from Michelle Obama 15 seconds of banal verbiage in a 15 speech, it appears that the entire thing was an homage to Michelle. It wasn’t appropriation, it was appreciation:
Of course, now one has to wonder whether, once again, the Trump campaign trolled the media. If so, I’m impressed. If not, this was a good save. I still like the poster that JK Brown came up with (that is, it’s his great idea, my pathetic artwork):
Lefties are thrilled about Melania’s little bit of plagiarism, and no wonder — if they don’t keep Americans focused on that, how are they going to keep American eyes of off the amazing speeches by Pat Smith, whose son died in Benghazi on Hillary’s watch, after which Hillary lied to Smith and then lied about Smith; Marcus Luttrell, who got off the teleprompter to make an impassioned speech about the good our military does and the fact that all lives matter; Rudy Giuliani, who gave a real stem-winder of a speech about American values and Trump’s support for them; Jamiel Shaw, Sabine Durden, and Mary Ann Mendoza, all of whom had children murdered by illegal immigrants who shouldn’t have been here in the first place; Sheriff David Clarke, who spoke about the fact that police protect all Americans; and all the other speakers who spoke to all Americans, rather than separate victim classes of Americans.
These speakers reminded us of America’s laws, which are being broken to our great cost; America’s values, which are under attack; and America’s people, who are being segregated (again) by Democrats when they ought to be pulling together. It was a class act — so what does the Left focus on? Six banal sentences.
True confession: I didn’t watch the convention last night. Mr. Bookworm, whose politics don’t align with mine, got to the TV first.
I did read about it, however, and I came away with the impression that it was a blessing that so many turncoat GOP operatives stayed away. Frankly, operatives are dull. Instead, this convention put up real people, with real concerns.
Also, the Melania “plagiarism” is a tempest in a teapot. The only thing it’s good for is giving Leftist something to say. Their problem with last night’s convention is that, other than Melania’s borrowed phrases (something everyone in politics does, Joe Biden more than most), there’s nothing they can point out without making themselves look like racists, cop haters, law-breakers, or America haters. Put another way, if the only thing that Lefties can pick on is five or six borrowed phrases, it was a staggeringly successful first night.
You’re not a fascist demagogue if you’re arguing for a return to the status quo of 2006 or so. Victor Davis Hanson made an excellent point at the top of his list at National Review (a #NeverTrump bastion) detailing the ten reasons Trump might win: