We can now actually see the signs that the end has come.
There are bleachers being built, there are rehearsals under way, and Senators are gathering to consider whether they’ll offer advice and give consent.
There will be millions of words written about the past eight years and what has been wrought upon the world, but for today I have a simple thought to put upon the table:
I wish Molly Ivins was writing about 600 of them.
“It's time to give thanks, and I want to start off with a great, big thank you for the top American movement conservatives and all the fun we've had since Election Day. I know I promised not to gloat after this election was over, but I'm not talking unseemly gloating -- I'm talking about moments so brilliantly hilarious the only option is to put your head down on the desk and howl.”
--“Thanks—No, Seriously”, by Molly Ivins, November 23, 2006
It was because of Molly that I knew about Dubya, even before he was a serious candidate.