February 28, 2008

Maureen Dowd: Begrudging His Bedazzling

Filed under: Commentary — Volt @ 8:01 am

Maureen Dowd, New York Times, February 27, 2008

A huge Ellen suddenly materialized behind Hillary on a giant screen, interrupting her speech Monday night at a fund-raiser at George Washington University in Washington.

What better way for a desperate Hillary to try and stop her rival from running off with all her women supporters than to have a cozy satellite chat with a famous daytime talk-show host who isn’t supporting Obama?

“Will you put a ban on glitter?” Ellen demanded.

Diplomatically, Hillary said that schoolchildren needed it for special projects, but maybe she could ban it for anyone over 12.

Certainly, Hillary understands the perils of glitter. The coda of her campaign has been a primal scream against the golden child of Chicago, a clanging and sometimes churlish warning that “all that glitters is not gold.”

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  1. Why would you post that shit the Dragon Lady writes? Don’t you know she hates everyone especially accomplished women.

    Comment by piezoid — February 28, 2008 @ 4:40 pm

  2. I post different opinions because it is best to not limit yourself to only reading the stuff done by writers you always agree with.

    It is much like reading Grimmy’s stuff. It reminds me how some other people think and prepares me to interact with them.

    That, plus, I need a good laugh now and then.


    Comment by Volt — February 29, 2008 @ 9:51 am

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