[ by Charles Cameron — a quarter century of chyron and metaphor posts — Booker, 81 at Stanford, is now a legit sports metaphor for politics — finishing up with Beto and the Cult of the Dead Cow !! ]
Ari Melber, the Beat 3/18/2019:
My notes on what happened which day are seriously confused at this point. I hope I can go back and rescue a chyron “Trumped” from the very start of this show, ami I right?
he sits at the center of a crime syndicate ..
John Flannery: to pin the tail on the donkey, the [ .. ] in the West Wing ..
just another example of his moral vandalism ..
What is it about John McCan that sets him off? John McCain was everything Donald Trump isn’t. John McCain wasa man ofn integrity and a man of great courage.
My father waas his kryptonite in life, and is his kryptonite in death..
We now need, more than ever after this President, more than ever we need a revival of grace in our country, a revival of civic grace in our civic spaces..
I suppose this image is now a sports metaphor for politics
I got into Stanford because of a 4.0, 1600 — 4.0 yards per carry, 1,600 receiving yards..
at 27, not on my download to verify: I see this as whiffle-ball ..
at 38/9, sonny liston vs muhammad ali
40, we want to see some white smoke, some hope
40, the goose-eggs add up
59 steve king?
Uncertain sources &c:
The house is just going to be a bear-pit ..
kasie:it’s a home game for him, not an away game
does he have what it takes to go the distance ..
i wasn’t born to run, but i am running ..
we are not trying to hide the ball here at all ..
Three that I may have posted before, forgive me:
And saving the best [??!!] for last:
As “PsychedelicWarlord,” O’Rourke spent most of his time posting thought-provoking essays, song lyrics from punk albums, and the occasional poem. At one point, he and another member interviewed a neo-Nazi. And in one post, he gave “The True Story of Cult of the Dead Cow,” in which he claimed authorship of the name..
Header for a Beto poem: