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Saturday, February 04, 2006

I'm with stupid!



While at brunch with my dearest friend and confidante advice columnist Donatella Biachi today, I made the mistake of mentioning the State of the Union address.

Like most of us, Donatella was appalled at the idea that both Cindy Sheehan and Beverly Young were escorted out of the building for wearing tee shirts expressing their respective opinions regarding the war in Iraq.

"Whatever is happening to 'free speech,'" Donatella asked.

Before I had a chance to respond, she quickly added "do you think they would have escorted Laura Bush out if she had been wearing her favorite "I'm with stupid" tee?

According to Donatella, "the only crime committed here was felony tackiness." "A frumpy cotton t-shirt at a formal event? What, there are no Talbot stores in D.C.?"

Sometimes, you just have to smile at the absurdity of it all...... to keep from crying at the state of the union!

djm~

6 comments:

Hypoxic said...

dondon, I love you because you had me laughing and crying all at the same time!

Great post ...

leone said...

Ha ha - well said! I love the colour scheme and layout of your blog - the orange and black looks good enough to eat..........

sttropezbutler said...

PERFECT!

STB

BostonPobble said...

hee hee hee what a great giggle this morning!

Blogzie said...

Donatella always has this special way of cutting through all of the crap and getting right down to the meat of the matter.

Love you both.

x0x0x

Rob said...

Truly the laugh I needed today my friend. Thank you so much. You and Donatella are both FABULOUS. And I agree with hypoxic - you had me laughing and crying at the same time...this country is in sad shape...thanks for helping me to remember to laugh at it all...Hugs, Rob