Dan Chmielewski

The Maverick and the MILF

Bill Maher is back on HBO and be sure to catch his show. The headline of this post is his assessment of McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin as VP.  My favorite line though: “Republicans know how to fill a football stadium with screaming people too.  They filled the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.” With the lone…

One thing the Dark Lord Finally Gets

I have been reading Mike Schroeder’s blog entries for Total Buz.  While mostly partisan and forgettable, Mike did write something I agree with: Journalism is a very difficult profession.  Like George Plimton, I was not qualified to do it without a lot of help during my 4-day stint. Ignoring for a moment what a pathetically slow…

Dan Quayle in a Dress

I listened to remarks from Sarah Palin and it took me back 20 years to Dan Quayle’s introductory speech.  Quayle was selected because of his youth, good looks and ability to spell. Sarah Palin started into her “hockey mom” speech and discussed her record of ignoring lobbyists and the old boy network; my first thought…