Good morning, Bomber and Meeses and everyone else. These Mondays really come around inexorably, don't they?
Questions of the day: Of all the liberal causes out there (and they are legion), which is nearest and dearest to your heart? What is your favorite spot in your home to sit and relax? What is your preferred snack food for big televised events (from inaugurations to award shows to sporting events or the new season of whatever show)? Gardens: Wild or formal? Pets: Purebred or mutt?
Most of you implied you did not care who won the Super Bowl last night, but perhaps some watched for the commercials. Or maybe not. Still, it was quite a night, and I have a gazillion tweets that I would love to post, 99% having to do with either the game (some tying it in to politics) or the ads.
There was a Dodge ad with the tag line, "God made a farmer" that was narrated by Paul Harvey. Very rah-rah, isn't white rural America the best thing ever." Here are a couple inspired by that ad:
God made a farmer. Then god made thousands of field workers, approx. one of whom dies every day while working & making ~$10k/year. WTF god?
There was a power outage at the Super Dome mid game, right after the half time show. San Francisco was losing badly before the outage. They came back strongly after the outage, though not enough to win.
One thing we know Jindal won't blame for the power outage: insufficient volcano monitoring