Friday, August 27, 2004

TWO FROM THE TIMES From the ridiculous:
Showing none of the alarm about the North's growing arsenal that he once voiced regularly about Iraq, [President Bush] opened his palms and shrugged when an interviewer noted that new intelligence reports indicate that the North may now have the fuel to produce six or eight nuclear weapons.
to the sublime:
If an idea is funny, the troll raises a trident. If a gag falls flat, it lowers a mace and grunts. Mr. Colbert doesn't trust his own judgment. "I always love all of the ideas," he says, giving the troll a peck on its ugly cheek.

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