Cussin’ & Drinkin’
Stefan Sharkansky has this post up at Sound Politics:
A party of values. If you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall at a gathering where the finest minds in the Democratic Party let it all hang out, be sure to listen to David Goldstein’s Podcasting Liberally This week’s installment is a panel discussion featuring Washington State Democratic Party chairman “Cuba” Dwight Pelz. (About 21:00 into the program), Pelz gives his closing remarks —
“The Democratic Party is a party of values and a few values that we appreciate are drinking… and liberals fucking.” To be fair to Pelz, the guy who blurted out the word fucking was not Pelz. It was Sandeep Kaushik, spokesman to King County Executive Ron Sims .
What? Our Sandeep, at a bar cussing? Horrors! Bars? Cussing? And I thought the Demcoratic party was the effete elitist party.
Sandeep says of his “final breach with the Pope” that he won’t apologize, “until Dick Cheney apologizes for dropping the F-bomb on the Senate floor.”
I never liked giving Sandeep the last word, though. So let’s turn the microphone over to Mr. conservative Values, Anton Scalia:
The Boston Herald has the hilarious story on this one:
“The judge paused for a second, then looked directly into my lens and said, ‘To my critics, I say, ‘Vaffanculo,’ ” punctuating the comment by flicking his right hand out from under his chin, Smith said.
The Italian phrase means “(expletive) you.”