Ever heard Andy Caldwell's show? He's the most informative and entertaining radio host out in the People's Republic of California. His signal is carried on AM1440 and AM1410, but you can listen to him live on the Internet by clicking here.
We are going to talk a little about Evan Bayh's Roberto Duran impersonation by yelling "no mas" and maybe talk about some other political stories too.
Hope you can join Andy and me tonight at 6:30 pm Eastern.
Insults in political discourse have been part of American culture at
least since Mark Twain wrote: “Reader, suppose you were an idiot; and
suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.”
Modern pop culture has a certain affinity for insults, ranging from
America’s love for Don Rickles to MTV’s insult contest show “Yo Momma.”
Highlighted in the news last week was Rahm Emanuel’s use of the word
“retarded” to describe Democrats, which according to Sarah Palin is not
OK because he meant it as an insult, and Rush Limbaugh’s use of the
word “retarded” to describe Democrats, which Sarah finds OK because he
used it as satire...