Hope…where have ye gone? Back to Arkansas? Did you take the Laughter with you, Hope? Were you shot in the face at the Crawford Ranch? I sure do miss the good ol’ days of Bubba…and Dubya…when we could all laugh our problems away.
I wrestled for a long time with putting up a drinking game for the 2010 State of the Union which will air live this Wednesday night, January 27th at 9pm EST.
The ‘Spin has come a long way from the days of playing “Bush or Chimp” during past States of the Union.
I feel maybe I’ve grown up some in the past few years…or maybe the country has. Or maybe politics just aren’t funny these days. There’s not much to laugh about with an economy still in shambles, wars still ongoing, Tea Parties gaining traction and a non-functioning and totally inept Congress that can’t get anything done.
But I’d be a fool to overlook the fact that when my 2008 Presidential Debate Drinking Game appeared as a top link on The Huffington Post website, it was the first time The Schleicher Spin was put on the map. To this day, despite all my literary and film-based blathering, that ridiculous thing remains my most popular post ever.
So, what the hell…if this is the new Great Depression…then consider Prohibition repealed, and let’s make COCO proud… Continue reading