Looking Back at 2008. And Feeling Kind of Nauseous.

Columnist Ron Hart wraps up 2008. Some snippets: 

11. Doing nothing to dispel stereotypes about Southerners, Jamie Lynn Spears gave birth to a baby girl who, in turn, gave birth to a boy by year's end. Aunt Britney took time off to be with the kids and to teach them to smoke.

12. Upon further review, Sarah Palin proved to me that she should not be the future of the GOP since she is so much like the past. I am as fearful of her Religious Right side of the Party as she is of a follow-up question.

13. Caroline Kennedy, John Kerry, Ted Kennedy and Oprah endorsed Obama early in his campaign against Hillary and Clinton, Inc., providing him with an early boost. There is a good chance that they may all end up in a mass grave in Arkansas soon.

14. Despite transparent political pandering and palpable tension, Barack Obama appointed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, but only after careful vetting by the Obama transition team confirmed that she had no romantic links to Bill Clinton.

Whole list here.

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  • ||

    Humor is so subjective.

  • SIV||

    Not Friday Funnies bad but not Dave Barry quality either.

  • ||

    He should have tied the "no drilling" joke back to the Spitzer joke.

  • ||

    Ugh.

  • Doc Duck||

    Hey, who said libertarians can't be funny?

    No, seriously, who said that? Because I'd like to finally admit he may be right.

  • ||

    13. Caroline Kennedy, John Kerry, Ted Kennedy and Oprah endorsed Obama early in his campaign against Hillary and Clinton, Inc., providing him with an early boost. There is a good chance that they may all end up in a mass grave in Arkansas soon.

    14. Despite transparent political pandering and palpable tension, Barack Obama appointed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, but only after careful vetting by the Obama transition team confirmed that she had no romantic links to Bill Clinton.



    Humor IS subjective, and those were funny!

  • ed||

    I would add, since it's still 2008, that Caroline Kennedy is looking more and more like Sarah Palin every day. I wonder if SNL will attack Her Ladyship as savagely? It will not be easy. How do you make fun of something so bland as Camelot's Daughter? It's like ridiculing white bread.

  • Kolohe||

    funny-
    "the most hated man in the Jewish community'

    stale-
    both sets of shoe jokes

    moldy -
    hillary jokes

  • ||

    This guy could learn a lot from Jay Leno's monologue writers. Not that they are funny either.

    Seriously, after every one of these "snippets" you can hear the "Ba-Dum-Bump".

  • Egosumabbas||

    "Looking Back at 2008. And Feeling Kind of Nauseous."

    NAUSEATED. The word you are looking for is NAUSEATED. Unless you're talking about the jacket that has become permanently affixed to your skin.

  • ||

    Egosumabbas, I was thinking the same thing, but apparently we're both wrong.

    Anyway, why be such a jerk about it?

  • Egosumabbas||

    Given its ambiguity, one should use naseauted, or nauseating, or use the phrase "gave me nausea". Also, note the original use of the word in 1604, if one wants to play that game:
    1604, "inclined to nausea, easily made queasy," So essentially, used that way, it means you're a weeny boy inclined to sea-sickness and/or have a strong gag reflex*.

    *gag reflexes may not apply to all cosmotarians.

  • ||

    He should go write for Red Eye.

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