Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal processions.
Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the new, wonderful good society which shall now be Rome’s, interpreted to mean more money, more ease, more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious.
With all the allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment – ranging from essentially proven to fantastic – they just might want to consider offering a sarcastic award for it. Then again, given the natures and proclivities of those groups that seem to be the epicenters of these behaviors, there might not be any sarcasm involved.
On Tuesday, June 2, 2009 the Minnesota Supreme Court installed Al Franken as the newest US Senator for that state. Ousted Republican incumbent, Norm Coleman, finally conceded the battle for the disputed US Senate seat.
Franken: I’m smart enough. And doggone it I’m crooked enough!
Senator Al Franken (D-MN) seemed pleased with his victory, ill-gotten and undeserved or not.
Just please, please, please promise America that, no matter what other depravity and evil Sen. Franken commits in the US Senate, we won’t ever have to see him on C-SPAN reprising his Stuart Smalley character – or worse, this!
Senator Al Franken (D-MN): That’s just stinkin’ thinkin!
I suppose it’s fitting for someone like Al Franken to be the one that gives the Democrats a filibuster-proof 60 seat majority in the US Senate. He’s the perfect punchline to a very bad joke…