As my good friend Sandy wrote me last night: W finally got something right. The drapery order is in, and this time it's cranberry and cream damask with cream tie-backs under a cream valance...with a strong scent of red, white and blue.
America has spoken...loudly. San Francisco values „ are in and Republican traditional values „ are out.
I might borrow from AA (Alcoholics Anonymous or Air America? Does it matter today?), voters declared that they were sick and tired of being sick and tired.
We're sick and tired of this administration treating us as if we're as dumb as O'Reilly thinks or Hannity is.
We're sick and tired of Donald Rumsfeld throwing good lives on top of the 2800 hundred he already threw away.
We're sick and tired of a Vice President who shoots friends first and blames others second.
We're sick and tired of insulting Medals of Freedom, that only demean the word "Freedom."
We're sick and tired of those who question the President's wrong-headed decisions being degraded as traitors.
We're sick and tired of White House spokesmen spinning dead American soldiers lives as just "numbers" or deadly war as only a "nanosecond."
We're sick and tired of over 600,000 dead Iraqis being waved off as if they there weren't once living, breathing humans inside each of those deaths.
We're sick and tired of oversight committees that doen't oversee.
We're sick and tired of Big Oil, Big Pharm and Big Credit Card writing the legislation that benefits only them and the legislators who they will end up hiring.
We're sick and tired of CIA agents being outed.
We're sick and tired of the very veterans the Republicans use to hide behind having their benefits cut.
We're sick and tired of bankrupting our children's futures to pad the bank accounts of the people who need the padding the least.
We're sick and tired of catch phrases being employed in place of real action.
The list goes on embarrassingly long, but basically, America told George Bush and his cronies that we are sick and tired of being played for suckers.
Now, let's all sit back today and listen to Tony Snow, Ken Mehlman, Karl Rove spin. Enjoy the Broadcast Blowhard Lords of Loud „ continue to paint - wait for it - wait for it - MADAME SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, NANCY PELOSI as the Wicked Witch of Haight Ashbury.
Oh, one more thing. My guess is that this morning those same corporations who blacklisted Air America along with the rest of liberal talk, will take a second look at their marketing strategy and decide to go with the shows that actually understand the tastes of the real America; the America that has told us in no uncertain terms that truth tastes much way better than lies.
Steve Young is the is the very happy author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" www.greatfailure.com