Meet the New South, Same as the Old South
Come on down, folks. The South has changed. Them Yankees still think we’re just a bunch of crooked sheriffs and ‘bacca-chewin’ rednecks. And that ain’t fair.
There’s a new sheriff in town. And he gonna go after that there Michael Phelps for breakin’ the law. That boy done gone and smoked some of that there maryjew, uhh, marihwaa, err…POT. And Ahm gonna git that sumbitch.
Whether this dumbfuck sheriff likes it or not, Michael Phelps will be a household name decades from now. Can’t say the same for Sheriff Deliverance. Or as somebody said about Martin Luther King, Jr.: “How many streets are named Sheriff Bull Connor Boulevard?”
And speaking of “the more things change the more they remain the same” — Lucy is once again trying to get Charlie Brown to kick the football while she holds it for him. She swears that it’ll be different this time. She’s changed her ways.
Trust me, Charlie Brown. I promise you I won’t yank the football away at the last second and make you fall flat on your back. Come on now, run as fast as you can and give that ball a good hard kick.
And finally, those conservative bloggers and pundits are just going ballistic on Israel because of their election results. “If any Israeli civilians get killed by Palestinian terrorists, it’s their own F%&$%$#! fault! Voting for that rightwing warmonger, what do they expect??” “Israeli voters are just asking for a terrorist attack, veering to the right like that. They’ve made their bed, and now they can lie in it!”
No, of course the Right never said anything like that. But that’s what they’ve been saying about Palestinians every time civilians in Gaza are killed by the Israeli army. “They voted for Hamas, and this is what they’re getting. Serves them right!”
Undoubtedly they’ll be saying the same thing now about civilian casualties in Israel, because of Israeli voters’ sharp turn to the right. Won’t they?
cross-posted at Bring It On!