Okay, I admit it. I fell down on the job in my journeyman task as a political blogger: I didn’t watch the debates, not the California gubernatorial one, nor the Democratic one. Why not? Because I can’t imagine anything more mind-numbingly boring than watching a bunch of politicians--powdered, moussed and pearly-teethed--take verbal shots at each other and wonk each other (and the viewers) to death. Additionally, Howard Dean’s smarmy grin and Arianna Huffington’s screechy Greek-accented voice are enough to make me want to hurl a brick through the TV screen. I paid a lot for that TV.
I’ll read about it, thank you.