hey, a woman! . . . hey. waaaayyyytttaminute . . .

the minute i heard . . .

INT. OFFICE - DAY

ME
(ScoobyDoo-type double-take,
w/ scrambling wheely-legs sound effects)
Well, now, that's offensive.

BRAIN-DEAD ME
(aka THE ME THEY FORECASTED)
Hooray! A woman VP!
Wow, that McCain has sure
surprised the heckouttame.
Whatta guy!

the McCain camp must have imagined a country of women who are brain-dead . . . but! . . . oh yeah. the McCain camp belongs to the radical Republican Right . . . so, yeah,

INT. McCAIN HEADQUARTERS - DEEP NIGHT

ANONYMOUS McCAIN STRATEGIST
(struggling. brain hurts)
Come on!
(a beat)
. . .wait . . .
(an e-vile beat)
. . . I've got it!
Women = brain dead!
(a gleefully e-vile beat)
Hello, promotion!


it's all so embarrassing. and so ridiculous that my friends and i have speculated that it's a strategy sim-puh-ly designed to pull press coverage away from Obama's sparkling rhetorical moment in Denver and that Palin will sooner or later drop out for something or other. investigations into troopergate? too much AquaNet?

ooooohhhh, but, pulling out the AquaNet. now it's on. i'd better stop. besides, as Jim points out at the Blogora, Andrew Sullivan really has said it best.

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