Desperate East Wing Housewives

The more we think about this line from Obama’s speech Thursday, the creepier we feel:

In the midst of all these challenges, however, my single most important responsibility as President is to keep the American people safe. That is the first thing that I think about when I wake up in the morning. It is the last thing that I think about when I go to sleep at night.

On the other hand, this may be the first President in our lifetime where we’d even give it a second thought.


Wasn’t this merely to add emphasis? A rhetorical flourish which translates as: I’m on the case?

Though I did wonder what Michelle might have to say.

@Benedick: On a serious note, I can’t imagine the First Couple bedding down at night without the Arms Bearer in Chief planting a knee on Barry’s chest and saying: “you want some of this? Then take care of fucking business, Eagle. Get your law on, Mister President, and go after those bastards, or you’ll be left holding the next single term Johnson in your left hand”.

This is the main difference between the US and the UK. In the land of Marmite, when I think of her heads of state, all I see them doing in bed is eating sardines on toast. But I can see all kinds of couplings going on in the White House. I can even see Nixon pestorking Pat while dreaming of Bebe Rebozzo. When they leave school, English men pretty much give up on sex.

TJ/ Serb Orthodox Church engages in policy dispute about how best to rehabilitate drug addicts in their care.

@Nabisco: Well it’s probably not by beating them. OTOH, maybe Cheney could give them some waterboarding tips.

@Nabisco: If only we could get Michelle to pull a Lysistrata until he agrees to go after the torturers.

@Mistress Cynica: Like the Black Eagle would have to do without.

@redmanlaw: Oh, I think Michelle would make sure that there wouldn’t be any other available outlets.

@SanFranLefty: That would be quite a scene. I see Scarlett Johansson being named special ambassador to Antarctica, effective immediately.

@Benedick: The rhetorical flourish goes to Mitt Romney:

“That’s a big difference with Vice President Cheney — when it came to protecting Americans, he never went to sleep.”

Except while being recharged, of course.

@Also sprach Tommmcatt: The outrage, naturally, is that the guy is undocumented and less that it’s another guy.

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