Well, it turns out the “Randi Rhodes beating” was as phony as any beating endured by former pro wrestler Dusty Rhodes. Randi simply took a drunken spill. Hey, been there, done that, have the scar on my leg. Of course, when I took my tumble in college, I didn’t think to blame the George H.W. Bush administration for my own poor judgment. Although, to be fair, maybe Randi’s drinks were spiked by conservatives …
These are serious times, but even with the writers on strike, real-life comedy is all around us. In my neighborhood recently, green “Impeach Him” signs have been springing up like mushrooms after a heavy rain. Well, your party controls congress. Go for it. Should be good for some laughs, anyway.
In the meantime, a representative from the Writers Guild of America is criticizing Ellen. “She should stand by her writers and help us bring this strike to a conclusion. We owe that to the thousands of people who are caught in the middle,” he said. Well, the writers can conclude their strike any time they please. Their keyboards are standing by, so to speak.
If they’re smart, the TV writers will hurry back and start banging out their predictable quips again. Otherwise, their jobs may disappear, since the true statements of liberals seem much funnier than anything ever scripted.