Posts Tagged ‘Republican Assholes’

In which The Gay Recluse remembers his grandparents. Of our four grandparents, the only one we knew at all was our grandmother. And even she died when we were very young. Our evil uncle stole almost everything she owned, but our father managed to keep a few things, including this blue vase, which he in […]

In which The Gay Recluse questions the kind of man who berates a 75-year old woman for being pro-choice. Our mother — who lives near Pittsburgh in the “swing-state” of Pennsylvania — has been going to physical therapy lately because she hurt her foot. She goes during the day, when a lot of the other […]

In which The Gay Recluse contemplates the urge to shit on the world. In our apartment building, trash collection is not exactly arduous: all you have to do is put it out by the elevators between the hours of six and nine, morning or evening. For some, however, this is too much to ask, so […]

In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. Thomas Friedman/The New Cold War The Short Version: Iran is the next big challenge for the US. Too bad we’re so fucked. In his words: “Alas, the right question for the next president isn’t whether we talk or don’t talk. It’s whether we have […]

In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. (We missed this one because it was apparently taken off-line — or at least the link was taken off the front page — while Kristol addressed his mistakes.) William Kristol/Generation Obama? Perhaps Not The Short Version: Obama’s a fraud (but actually, I’m a fraud). […]

In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinion pieces in The Times. Gail Collins/George Speaks, Badly The Short Version: George is a loser. In her words: “Our credit markets are foundering, and all we’ve got is a guy who looks like he’s ready to kick back and start the weekend.” Score: A- (Acerbic) When even […]