Skip to main content

Palin Drones

As Willie Nelson might say I'm on the road again. After a week in Toronto, I'm on my way home to Aylmer.  So I've pulled a recent post from my political satire blog to share with you instead today...



She’s at it again.  In a display of why she should continue to write words on the palms of her hands, Sarah Palin tweeted this week about the issue of building a mosque within a stone’s throw of New York’s Ground Zero.

The social media maverick tweeted to her followers that Muslims should “refudiate” the initiative.

Now this comes as a shock.  When Katie Couric, in the now famous interview during her stint as soccer-mom running mate to John McCain, asked Palin what newspapers and news magazines she read, Palin replied: “All of them.” Uh-huh.

Who knew Palin was a distant relative of Mrs. Malaprop.  Then again, she does come from the same political party as George W. “misunderestimate” Bush.

In a subsequent tweet she likened herself to the great bard William Shakespeare.

“Refudiate, misunderestimate, wee-wee’d up.  English is a living language.  Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it”!

Methinks with that comment Shakespeare, who composed many, many plays and verses, would be decomposing in his grave.

But too late.  Palin, an author herself, already intends to rewrite some of the master’s literary works.

For example, she intends to write a play about the American press – The Taming of the Gotcha Media

She has some thoughts for a play about her daughter’s on-again, off-again engagement – Love’s Labour’s Lost Levi Found Then Lost.

And a verse about her daughter’s former fiance is planned – King Leer.

A story about her love of hunting Alaskan caribou will be titled The Winter’s Tail.

An account of her run for the presidency, under campaign Queen Julie Buysvotes is set as Julie, Us Seize ‘er.

A play about her predisposition to the drilling industry will be titled Oil’s Well That Ends Well.

And she’ll publish her thoughts on former Republican president Nixon in Richard the Turd.

There’s no word if Palin will pen an account after the 2012 election should she lose.  Industry insiders speculate that volume might best be titled The Comedy of Errors.

Shakespeare's plays. He's read them all.

This post originally appeared at Slings And Arrows in July 2010

Comments

Cruella Collett said…
You can say many things about Sarah Palin, but she certainly offers comic relief! Great post!
nonamedufus said…
Cruella: Ha. Thanks. I hesitated re-running this but there never really is a bad time to make fun of Sarah Palin, is there?
Anji said…
Well worth a second airing.
Anonymous said…
Ha! That twas poetic Sir Nomie! Nicely done!

AND...we really are two peas in a blog pod! You mentioned Willie Nelson and so did I!

*do do do do* Twilight Theme!
nonamedufus said…
Anji: Thank you ma'am. I thought be interesting to run it here, after featuring it on 2 other blogs.
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: OMG, you're right. I hadn't realized. Gee, I think we're getting long in the tooth if we're both making Willie Nelson references.
00dozo said…
Heh, heh. Classic, as usual for you, dufus!

Ooh, wait! Now you've got her 'clone' to pick on.
;-)
Kelley said…
Those Shakespeare titles are hilarious! "Oil's Well that Ends Well". I love them all. That's my kind of humor!
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Hey great idea. I could do a piece on the witch and the bitch!!!
nonamedufus said…
Kelley: I'm glad you enjoyed the piece. I hope you'll keep coming back for more!
Ziva said…
You know, I've always thought Sarah Palin reminds me of Shakespear. No wait, a pear - she reminds me of a PEAR. My bad. Nice post, though.
nonamedufus said…
Ziva: A pear of what? Oh, not pair? MY bad.
injaynesworld said…
It's hard to a recall a world before Sarah Palin. It just seems like she's been a boil on the butt of the country forever, though unlike a boil she will never go away. On McCain's tombstone it should read, "Here lies the asshole who unleashed Palin onto the world."

Still, it's a funny as hell piece, Duf.
nonamedufus said…
Jayne:I like your epitaph for McCain's tombstone. I'm glad you enjoyed the piece.
K A B L O O E Y said…
She is a scaaaaaaaaary lady, and I say this before reading the 17 page article my mom just mailed me from Vanity Fair.
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: 17 pages??? Who could write 17 pages on Sarah Palin?
Anonymous said…
I wish I could just dismiss her as good sketch material for SNL, but dang that woman scares me! - G
nonamedufus said…
G: She's certainly been the "go to" gal for me from time to time. My posts about her almost write themselves.
00dozo said…
Heh, heh. Classic, as usual for you, dufus!

Ooh, wait! Now you've got her 'clone' to pick on.
;-)

Popular posts from this blog

Paroxysm Paradox

The weather was unseasonably warm for October. The sun set around 6:30 but the daylight hours were quite enjoyable. So thought Richard, as he set out for his daily walk in the woods. He marvelled at the turning leaves which exhibited an explosion of colour more significant with each passing day.

But Richard knew the turning leaves would soon start to fall. And the trees would soon be bare with no leaves at all. And then the snow would fly and fall from the trees as the leaves had before it.

Richard couldn't help but think of the sudden change to come as a seizure of sorts. And he wasn't looking forward to it. After all, who would welcome a seizure, he thought, as he rolled uncontrollably among the leaves.

This week paroxysm/seizure was the prompt at Two Word Tuesday.

Times Are So Tough...

Merci Amy