What an awful week


By Tim Redmond

I'm starting to feel as if we're back in the Bush days, when reading the news was just depressing, all the time, every day. What a rotten fucking week: We lost the Senate supermajority (although I'd argue that we never really had it -- as long as Joe Lieberman was one of the 60 "Democratic" votes, and the Democrats kept giving him everything he wants, there's no way anything progressive was going to happen there anyway.) Health care reform is in serious trouble. Obama's popularity is tanking, The unemployment figures are still alarming. Air America is shutting down.-

And we just lost one of the most important Supreme Court rulings in modern history, effectively giving big corporations the ability to even further control American politics.


But at least this is funny, one of the better comments on the health care issue that I've seen: