muppet show update

Steve Benen: … former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, whose 2008 presidential campaign was remarkable in its ineptitude, hasn’t ruled out trying again. “My major goal is to elect a Republican in 2012,” he said over the weekend. “If it turns out that I’m the best one to do that, I can probably be talked into doing it or convince myself to do it.”

Washington Post: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will announce his plans to pursue the presidency in 2012 on Wednesday, according to spokesman Rick Tyler.

President Obama reacts to the news:

20 Responses to “muppet show update”

  1. 1 sherijr
    May 9, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    well done Chips, perfect photo response to the ongoing circus~

  2. 4 HZ
    May 9, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    Ilove this, Chipsticks.

  3. 5 GGail
    May 9, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    The President’s reaction is HILARIOUS!

  4. 6 Betsey
    May 9, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    The combination of those two pictures is priceless. And I can’t wait to see who lines up to convince Rudi to run!

  5. 7 dotster
    May 9, 2011 at 2:09 pm

    And the news media continues to be in overdrive in an attempt to tamp down all that praise and admiration President Obama has been receiving. Boehner is Matt Lauer’s featured guest for the Today Show tomorrow and MTP, in keeping with their All Repub All The Time format, announced that Gingrich will be their featured guest next week. Our corporate media sure likes to give those Repubs lots of air time to share their “deep” thoughts. They don’t even try any more to appear to be “fair and balanced”.

  6. 8 M
    May 9, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Oh gosh, aren’t we all just biting our nails with the anticipation of Newt’s announcement? 😉

  7. 9 Charmed
    May 9, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    That is the best picture of President Obama…LMAO…

  8. 10 Perry
    May 9, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    Aint he cute!

  9. 11 Blackman
    May 9, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    Afternoon, Ms. Chip

    I continue to LOVE the characterization of the Republicans as: “The Muppet Show”.

    Regarding this piece which, like PBO’s pic, had me doin’ the exACT same thing, a phrase came to mind my friends and I, and perhaps, some other older American black folk would use for JUST such a circumstance…

    “You ain’t right, girl”.

    Now, you have to appreciate the visual. And, I guarantee pretty much all the TODers will respond in the same way. So, as you have done here, and often do, you have delivered both a TRUTHFUL and BITING verbal and VISUAL decimation of an opponent. The result is peels and whoops of uncontrolled laughter and tears. Much like we see PBO doing. And, between struggling trying to get breath, that phrase is uttered.

    It is bestowed with HIGHEST compliment.

    And, I look forward to you not bein’ “right” for many years to come.

    Ms. Chip, you ain’t right, girl!

    And, this is STELLAR!!!!!!

    • May 9, 2011 at 3:48 pm

      Love, love, love it Blackman! I’m going to proudly tell everyone I know “I ain’t right” …. they’ll probably agree, before I explain to them it’s a completely stellar compliment! 😆

    May 9, 2011 at 3:18 pm


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    • 15 anniebella
      May 9, 2011 at 3:35 pm

      What happen to Bristol stupid Mother? I probably shouldn’t have said that.

      • 16 Theo67
        May 9, 2011 at 4:47 pm

        Given the other post about women being airbrushed out of all pictures, Bristol’s mother would lose the only “advantange” that she’s got… in the eyes of some. I swear, the ugly inside is definitely seeping out of that woman and showing up on the outside.

  12. 17 Andogriff
    May 9, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    Brilliant photo sequence! Thanks Ms Chips… for all you do!

  13. May 9, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    LOL! That is so brilliant! “You ain’t right”

  14. 19 Mae who love our CIC
    May 9, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    This is too funny

  15. 20 MTmarilyn
    May 9, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    What a great way to put a smile on my face. I love the irony. You are amazing, Chipsticks!!

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