Elephant Fart by Creative Ramblings
Does anyone really think that the Republicans are actually serious about taking the White House or running the country? And if they are, what country are they thinking about, because it sure as hell ain't this one.
Recent polls are showing that the Republican Flatulists are increasingly being seen as full of hot, irrelevant, stinky air. The last time that anyone was really successful passing wind was a French guy named Le Petomane. He made his name and his fortune using his singular gift entertaining patrons of The Moulin Rouge in Paris in the late 1800's:
Le Pe'tomane (
It is a common misconception that Joseph Pujol actually passed intestinal gas as part of his stage performance. Rather, Pujol was able to "inhale" or move air into his rectum and then control the release of that air with his anal sphincter muscles. Evidence of his ability to control those muscles was seen in the early accounts of demonstrations of his abilities to fellow soldiers. Wikipedia
Le Petomane by kookenz.blogspot.com
Le Petomane went on to have a successful career and was the inspiration for subsequent entertainers and was the subject of movies and books. I doubt very seriously that this current crop of Republican Flatulists will inspire much beyond suppressed guffaws and the renewed efficacy of the use of kitchen matches for something other than lighting the occasional candle or campfire.
Sorry, I just couldn't help it.