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Serena Meltdown

Anyone old enough to remember John McEnroe’s famous tirades shouldn’t be too surprised at tennis pros behaving badly. Venus takes herself out of the match with the tirade.

This one by Serena Williams will be a classic –

It is extraordinarily rare that a minor foot fault is called at this level of a match. However, Serena’s behavior was over the top.

 
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Posted by on September 14, 2009 in The Post-Racial Life

 

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Speaking of Dead Elephants in the Room

Dragging the Dick out of his cave, trying to rehabilitate Neut, and having McCain on the talk circuit…

Ain’t workin’!

GOP Tries Beating the Horse Again

GOP Tries Rasing Conservatism Again

Neither is the tired old Republican program of racial animosity, white fright, and FUD.

Fresh on the report that the average demographic for watchers of Faux News is a 65 year old white male, come even more dire news…

There aren’t any young Republicans.

Indeed, the failed conservative programs of the last 15 years have invigorated young folks to the point, I think it’s safe to say the dead horse the Republicans in the picture are beating… Is conservatism.

If the Republican Party thinks it has problems now, just wait. The party’s incredibly poor performance among young voters in the 2008 election raises questions about the long-term competitiveness of the GOP.

The “millennials” — the generation of Americans born between 1982 and 2003 — now identify as Democrats by a ratio of 2-to-1. They are the first in four generations to contain more self-perceived liberals than conservatives.

And a recent Daily Kos tracking poll should send shudders down the spine of any Republican who understands how powerful a voting bloc this generation could become over the next decade.

Only 9 percent of millennials polled expressed a favorable opinion of the Republican Party. Only 7 percent were positive about the GOP’s congressional leaders. By contrast, 65 percent of millennials had a favorable opinion of the Democratic Party, and a majority also approved of congressional Democrats.

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Posted by on May 13, 2009 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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