Lying Down to Pant in a Dark Room
My beloved Labrador retriever used to sulk off and pant in our darkened bedroom when he was out-of-sorts and feeling abused.
There’s ample reason for chastened Democrats to feel out-of-sorts and abused in the current political situation. Like my Labrador, they have chosen to sulk off and pant when the country and their (majority) supporters need them most. I can forgive my dog and rub him behind the ears to make him feel better and get a quivering wag from his tail, but I feel more like kicking the Democratic leadership (?) in their recalcitrant butts.
Week one and two in the Trump administration has offended so many constituencies worldwide as to be nearly beyond count. The worst Cabinet in living memory is before the Senate at one stage or another, several of them already confirmed.
John Kelly has been confirmed as United States secretary of Homeland Security. Possibly okay, because Homeland Security hasn’t yet been able to find its own ass, no matter who ran it. James (Mad Dog) Mattis…