Day: June 12, 2009

Wow. Everyone from Campaign 2008 is making a comeback this week. First my homeskillet the good Rev. Jeremiah Wright and now it’s Sarah Palin everywhere! Sarah Palin all over my teevee! Sarah Palin on the Today Show! Sarah Palin on The Situation Room! Sarah Palin all over FOX News! You remember Sarah? Mighty, but petite female governor, Republican, Tina Fey doppelganger? The woman who would not shut up not matter how ridiculous it got? She was the Effie White of Election 2008. She told us she wouldn’t be going!

Well, she’s back! Or should I say, she never left and I just didn’t write about her for an insanely long time! Why? Because I’m a charter member of the “Sick of Sarah Palin Club.” And when you were as sick of something as I was of Sarah you just stop writing about it all together. But since everyone has thrown in their two freakin’ cents on this thing I figured I’d dust off the mukaluks and give it a go, one more time — with feeling.

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There are some slang terms I’d like to murder. Like “playa hater,” which won’t die no matter how old the phrase is or “shawty” (*shudder*), but two terms that have caused me to spit up my Maxwell House are “grown and sexy” and “cougar.”

One term is ludicrous, used to describe those tacky over 21 night club soirees that are always filled with decidedly “not grown” old people who dress like teenagers and think adulthood is about Stacey Adams and wearing a Jersey over your wife beater and that “sexy” is about illicit fornication with strangers who smell like Sean John and menthols.

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Where Melissa Harris-Lacewell left off Elon James White has picked up, ran and punted the trio of Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson and Tavis Smiley.

Taking the professor to task over some crazy ish he said in Rolling Stone, White wonders why Cornel West would say he would rather be in a “crack house” than the White House. Or the outside rather than the inside of the Obama Administration? Is he trying to be a rebel or amazingly stupid, White wonders?

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