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Monday
May042009

Attention, Various People Unhappy With President Obama For Various Reasons:

Last week I wrote about roads not taken, cul-de-sacs, and freaking out like a small, petulant child.  Occasionally I enjoy applying these same what-if questions to politics, which, of course make history:  Imagine where we'd have been without a Watergate, which means we'd probably have been entirely without a President Ford, which means we'd probably have been entirely without a Chevy Chase, which means... no The Chevy Chase Show.  I leave you to ponder the socioeconomic  import of this.

Now.  What if I told you that President Obama's career might have been stopped before he even reached the Senate?

What if I told you that he would have been stopped-- and replaced-- by Ditka:

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It goes without saying that a Ditka in the Senate would have done nothing but elevate that once-august body.  Instead of mucking about with the usual passive-aggressive "My esteemed colleague from the great state of F-U" crap, he'd stomp to the podium and merely start screaming, tossing gavels, bills, and Senate pages wherever you please.

Ditka 700 points, Senate 0.

shufflin' crew at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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