The feverish over-reaction to the weekend revelation in Rolling Stone that two-time Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn had interviewed a recently recaptured Mexican drug lord points up some of the biggest toxic dynamics in our media culture.
If anyone has ever dreamed of being an office holder, 2010 is the year to do it. There are going to be several situations where voters elect a complete unknown, just to express their anger about the incumbent.
You're a damn war hero, McCain. It's time to cowboy up and nail some people's asses to the wall. Let the purge begin, brother, otherwise the only thing you're going to president of is the steering committee at the Elks Lodge.