Archive for December, 2009

Political Debating for Dummies!

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


I was out drinking the other night at a Chicago Irish dive with one of my liberal columnist friends - who I don’t agree with too often when it comes to politics - and he told me that he not only believes George W. Bush is smart, but also that he can’t stand it when people call him “dumb”.

“You can’t become President of the United States unless you’re smart!” he declared.

I literally shook him and said “thank you!” I’ve only been saying that exact line to people for over ten years now in reference to W.

The next day I was on Adrianne Curry’s Twitter page and came across this Tweet:

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A Crash Course In Party Crashing!

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

*Nov 27 - 00:05*

When I awoke to the news last week that Tareq and Michaele Salahi crashed a White House party I had to laugh.

Not because it’s funny. It’s not. However, as someone who has made her way into many A-list parties without necessarily, er, uh, a formal invite – including parties with US presidents – I know firsthand how disturbingly easy it can be.

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