That's Isaiah's The World Today Just Nuts "The Gentlemen's Journalism Club" from Saturday. You almost wish that the nomination had played out for a few more days (Chon's husband Brett McGurk withdrew his name from consideration to be the next US Ambassador to Iraq) just so we could get some more of Isaiah's delicious comics. In all, he did three comics on the nomination.
Tonight we return to what I saw on Sunday, State of the Union with Candy Crowley (CNN). This is David Plouffe, White House adviser, explaining how Barack can work with Republicans:
So I do think that how we reduce our deficit -- listen, you have Republicans and Democrats in both parties in both chambers now, more Democrats saying they are open to the kind of entitlement reform we need to do, more Republicans saying they're open to revenue.
It's good, David says, that "more Democrats saying they are open to the kind of entitlement reform we need to do" -- that's the safety net.
F**k Plouffe and Barack and the neo-liberal pony they rode in on.
(And the so-called independent media which refused to call this statement out.)
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for Tuesday: