November 2nd, 2006
From an article about Madonna's recent public appearance:
Interviewed on the BBC Newsnight programme last night — more commonly the haunt of Cabinet ministers trying to explain their position on Iraq — Madonna used the opportunity to address some of these issues — and throw her hat into the ring for a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidency. “I wouldn’t mind if Hillary Clinton was president, yeah.”
Does it strike anyone else here as ironic that the same Madonna who filmed videos too sexually explicit for MTV and kissed Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears on television is supporting a presidential candidate who put forward a bill to restrict the sale of video games after the "Hot Coffee" debacle?
On a side note, I was just noticing today that Clinton's done a remarkable job of positioning herself for a presidential run. She's on the Senate committees for armed services (in terrorism related subcommitties) and the committee for environment and public works. Having been a New York Senator during 9/11 doesn't hurt a lot either. She was one of the more vocal people trying to get a committee started to investigate Katrina in addition.
While I still believe she's not a great candidate, she does have one other piece of the puzzle -- she opposed the Iraq war but is against immediate withdrawal before the mission is really completed.
In other news -- I found something silly and not far off from NotFoolingAnybody.com -- $lt;Insert-State-Name> Fried Chicken shops.
Speaking of NotFoolingAnybody.com, this one's still my favorite 8)
There are a few things that annoy me about Hillary Clinton, but it's the stuff that annoys me about most Dems in Congress. They really need to speak up. She is a v. smart lady, but I think she makes the wrong choices sometimes.
I don't think she should run for president. Not because I wouldn't vote for her, but because there's a lot of people who wouldn't vote for her, and I think there's no way in hell she'd get elected. It's kind of strange to me how some people (republicans) seem to absolutely despise her for basically no reason.
I have no particular complaint about her running for president -- whoever the best candidate is will come out in the primaries. There is a novelty to a woman running for president, though she's far from the first.
The more I look into it, the more I understand why Democrats have been largely silent. I have reason to believe that these things will change with the results of this election though.
I think Madonna is just ironic in and of herself. Anything she does at this point just adds to it.
I think my favoirte one Ive ever seen for the "____ Fried Chicken" contest was in Europe: "Krunchy Fried Chicken" Made me smile. They had the KFC thing going too.
California Fried Chicken made me crack up. Why on Earth would *anyone* associate frying chicken with California?
Krunchy kinda makes sense -- it's the best part of fried chicken after all, right?
I wouldnt know? I never liked the stuff...
I have to admit -- I never liked the stuff either. ;)
My favorite was the "Embassy Cleaners" which became "Kembass Cleaners". You know, if they wanted to be even cheaper, they could have just unstuck and reattached the "Y" and made it "Yembass Cleaners" instead. Just think, if only they had thought of that 50¢ saving strategy, they could have cut their renovation budget in half!