"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Protest Fail

The National Organization for Women announced that it would
hold a picket outside WMAL 630 AM, the Washington, D.C., radio station that carries Rush Limbaugh's show. The picket is a part of NOW's "Enough Rush" campaign, aimed at targeting local radio stations that broadcast The Rush Limbaugh Show and local businesses that continue to advertise on it.
"We don't believe advertisers want to be associated with Rush Limbaugh's demeaning verbal assaults and hate speech against women, people of color, the poor, immigrants and the LGBT community," said NOW President Terry O'Neill. "We don't need or want Limbaugh's bullying on the public airwaves in our nation's capital or anywhere in this country."
Fair enough.  Free speech, First Amendment, all that good stuff.  In another life, your humble and obedient servant lived not far from Wisconsin Avenue and Jennifer Street in Washington, D.C., ground zero for this show of massive grassroots support.

The weather was perfect, as was the location: smack dab in the middle of the most liberal, Democratic demographic in America, aside from certain enclaves in Manhattan.

Except that basically no one showed up:

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