Starting today on The Cup of Joe with the below entry, all political-related posts will be paired with an adorable kitten picture. I'm daring MSNBC, the self-appointed all-news King of Politics, to start doing the same.
Try and Try Again
Despite evidence to the contrary, George Bush wants to stay the course in Iraq, clinging in his speeches to verbs like "resolve" as a way to justify the entire mess that he and the neocons created. He just can't let go of the "Democracy at all costs" paradigm. Some might call it stubborn.
Despite being term-limited out of the presidency after eight years, Vladimir Putin is now the puppet-master prime minister of Russa. He just couldn't give up power, so he hand-selected his successor as president and is now probably calling the shots behind the scenes. He just can't let go. Some might call it stubborn.
Hillary Clinton vows to stay in the Democratic race for president, wants to seat the Florida and Michigan delegations despite the clearly agreed-upon rules, continues to make borderline racist statements regarding the ability of Barack Obama to draw white votes and continues to lobby superdelegates for support. She just can't let go. Some might call it stubborn.