Monday, December 31, 2007

the 50 most loathsome americans '07

one of my favorite things about the end of year are the many "best of" and "worst of" lists that inevitably come out in print and on television. someone from gaynet posted a link this morning of the 50 most loathsome people in america, 2007. it's a great (and somewhat painful) read with Fred Phelps at #3, Dick Cheney at #2, and at #1, no big surprise.

From The Beast:

1. George W. Bush

Charges: Is it a civil rights milestone to have a retarded president? Maybe it would be, if he were ever legitimately elected. You can practically hear the whole nation holding its breath, hoping this guy will just fucking leave come January '09 and not declare martial law. Only supporters left are the ones who would worship a fucking turnip if it promised to kill foreigners. Is so clearly not in charge of his own White House that his feeble attempts to define himself as "decider" or "commander guy" are the equivalent of a five-year-old kid sitting on his dad's Harley and saying "vroom vroom!" Has lost so many disgusted staffers that all he's left with are the kids from Jesus Camp. The first president who is so visibly stupid he can say "I didn't know what was in the National Intelligence Estimate until last week" and sound plausible. Inarguably a major criminal and a much greater threat to the future of America than any Muslim terrorist.

Exhibit A: "And there is distrust in Washington. I am surprised, frankly, at the amount of distrust that exists in this town. And I'm sorry it's the case, and I'll work hard to try to elevate it."

Sentence: Dismembered, limbs donated to injured veterans.

For the complete list, read 'em and weep by clicking here.

1 comment:

MRMacrum said...

I am suprised gaynet would place anyone above Good Ole Boy Fred "God Hates Homersexerulls" Phelps. But if anyone would be likely to make the cut, Bush and his sidekick Dick does make some sense I guess.

I make it a point to not pay much attention to any of the "best" or "worst" lists. I figure I have my pants full just trying to keep myself aiming for one while avoisding the other.

BTW, another Maine Blogger here. Acton. Like your blog.