Golf Isn’t As Bad As They Say. It’s WORSE.

Steve Hayes of the Weekly Standard with his take on the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Advisor

Etiquette author Amy Alkon on what Mork and Mindy can teach us about sexual harassment

NRO’s Heather Wilhelm on the disgrace that is known as “golf.”

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There are 9 comments.

  1. Israel P. Inactive

    Babe Ruth was a fat drunk as well.

    • #1
    • March 23, 2018, at 6:54 AM PDT
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  2. EDISONPARKS Member
    EDISONPARKS Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    RE: Do you care about the Trump/Stormy Daniels affair?(@ 23:00)

    Yes of course we do.

    So the question I ask everyone who says please care about the fact that Trump had an extra marital affair with porn actress Stormy Daniels twelve years ago is this …. Now that I care deeply and I am disgusted Trump had an affair with porn actress Stormy Daniels twelve years ago, what happens?

    Having an extramarital affair with a porn actress is not an impeachable offense, so Trump remains President.

    1)For the people who already hate Trump now their hate goes from 10 to 11 on the Trump hate meter, and they purchase Stormy Daniels porn.(for research purposes of course)

    2)For the people who know Trump is an idiot but support his policies now factor in that he’s an even bigger idiot and still support his policies, and they go out and purchase Stormy Daniels porn.(for research again)

    3)For those who love Trump, they now still love Trump because he can do no wrong and go out and purchase more Stormy Daniels porn.(to add to their collection)

    So in the end Stormy Daniels wins.

    • #2
    • March 23, 2018, at 7:16 AM PDT
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  3. Michael Graham Podcaster

    EXCELLENT analysis!

    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    RE: Do you care about the Trump/Stormy Daniels affair?(@ 23:00)

    Yes of course we do.

    So the question I ask everyone who says please care about the fact that Trump had an extra marital affair with porn actress Stormy Daniels twelve years ago is this …. Now that I care deeply and I am disgusted Trump had an affair with porn actress Stormy Daniels twelve years ago, what happens?

    Having an extramarital affair with a porn actress is not an impeachable offense, so Trump remains President.

    1)For the people who already hate Trump now their hate now goes from 10 to 11 on the Trump hate meter, and they purchase Stormy Daniels porn.(for research purposes of course)

    2)For the people who know Trump is an idiot but support his policies now factor in that he’s an even bigger idiot and still support his policies, and they go out and purchase Stormy Daniels porn.(for research again)

    3)For those who love Trump still love Trump because he can do no wrong and go out and purchase more Stormy Daniels porn.(to add to their collection)

    So in the end Stormy Daniels wins.


    EDISONPARKS (View Comment)
    :

    RE: Do you care about the Trump/Stormy Daniels affair?(@ 23:00)

    Yes of course we do.

    So the question I ask everyone who says please care about the fact that Trump had an extra marital affair with porn actress Stormy Daniels twelve years ago is this …. Now that I care deeply and I am disgusted Trump had an affair with porn actress Stormy Daniels twelve years ago, what happens?

    Having an extramarital affair with a porn actress is not an impeachable offense, so Trump remains President.

    1)For the people who already hate Trump now their hate now goes from 10 to 11 on the Trump hate meter, and they purchase Stormy Daniels porn.(for research purposes of course)

    2)For the people who know Trump is an idiot but support his policies now factor in that he’s an even bigger idiot and still support his policies, and they go out and purchase Stormy Daniels porn.(for research again)

    3)For those who love Trump still love Trump because he can do no wrong and go out and purchase more Stormy Daniels porn.(to add to their collection)

    So in the end Stormy Daniels wins.

    EXCELLENT analysis!

    • #3
    • March 23, 2018, at 7:24 AM PDT
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  4. Eugene Kriegsmann Member

    I am really surprised that no one has brought up the simple proposition that Melania Trump made a cynical and pragmatic agreement with Donald about their marriage. I have seen no signs of affection between them. In fact, the media has pointed out a few occasions when Melania seemed to reject Trump’s attempts at ordinary affection. The guy is a multiple offender of the marriage vows, not just with Melania but with every other woman he has been married to. Other than his wealth there is little to recommend him to a woman as beautiful as Melania. It seems to me that she has made a decision that the trappings of wealth and power are reasonable compensation for living with and pretending to be married to a person as onerous in his relationships as Donald Trump. She is not stupid, and he is a long way from the classic hero portrayed in romantic novels. He does possess that quality which Willy Nelson pointed out some years ago as being irresistible, money which Nelson said was the strongest aphrodisiac.

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    • March 23, 2018, at 8:10 AM PDT
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  5. EDISONPARKS Member
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    Eugene Kriegsmann (View Comment):

    I am really surprised that no one has brought up the simple proposition that Melania Trump made a cynical and pragmatic agreement with Donald about their marriage. I have seen no signs of affection between them. In fact, the media has pointed out a few occasions when Melania seemed to reject Trump’s attempts at ordinary affection. The guy is a multiple offender of the marriage vows, not just with Melania but with every other woman he has been married to. Other than his wealth there is little to recommend him to a woman as beautiful as Melania. It seems to me that she has made a decision that the trappings of wealth and power are reasonable compensation for living with and pretending to be married to a person as onerous in his relationships as Donald Trump. She is not stupid, and he is a long way from the classic hero portrayed in romantic novels. He does possess that quality which Willy Nelson pointed out some years ago as being irresistible, money which Nelson said was the strongest aphrodisiac.

    I know there may be exceptions but as a general rule any beautiful model who marries a billionaire 25 years her senior is in effect entering into a financial arrangement more than a “marriage”.

    • #5
    • March 23, 2018, at 8:36 AM PDT
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  6. JimGoneWild Coolidge

    Golf Rocks!!! Thanks Heather. It is a sport. Just look at Tiger and Tiger knock-offs — they are buff — for reason. Competition demands it. My golf pro knows Annika Sorenstam. He said she retired because she couldn’t keep up with the physical demands. Her workout regimen included 500 crunches a day! I’ve met her (and her very funny husband) a few times and I’m pretty sure she can take me in a fight, or at least injure me. She is buff and still very athletic. 

    For me, walking 18 holes with a bag is a good workout. Sometimes I do 27 holes and I’m done for the day. Only couch-beer-Advil therapy can help.

    • #6
    • March 23, 2018, at 8:37 AM PDT
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  7. EDISONPARKS Member
    EDISONPARKS Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    JimGoneWild (View Comment):

    Golf Rocks!!! Thanks Heather. It is a sport. Just look at Tiger and Tiger knock-offs — they are buff — for reason. Competition demands it. My golf pro knows Annika Sorenstam. He said she retired because she couldn’t keep up with the physical demands. Her workout regimen included 500 crunches a day! I’ve met her (and her very funny husband) a few times and I’m pretty sure she can take me in a fight, or at least injure me. She is buff and still very athletic.

    For me, walking 18 holes with a bag is a good workout. Sometimes I do 27 holes and I’m done for the day. Only couch-beer-Advil therapy can help.

    To make a fundamentally sound golf swing takes athleticism(ie: an athlete to perform the swing). You can be overweight and out of shape and still have a fundamentally sound golf swing, but if you want to compete at the highest level of golf competition you are not doing yourself any favors if you are not in decent physical condition.

    If you want to know whether golf is a athletic event try carrying your own bag for 18 holes on a hilly course(any course for that matter) then get back to me. You will feel as if you had a work out.

    • #7
    • March 23, 2018, at 8:43 AM PDT
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  8. Taras Coolidge

    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    Eugene Kriegsmann (View Comment):

    I am really surprised that no one has brought up the simple proposition that Melania Trump made a cynical and pragmatic agreement with Donald about their marriage. I have seen no signs of affection between them. In fact, the media has pointed out a few occasions when Melania seemed to reject Trump’s attempts at ordinary affection. The guy is a multiple offender of the marriage vows, not just with Melania but with every other woman he has been married to. Other than his wealth there is little to recommend him to a woman as beautiful as Melania. It seems to me that she has made a decision that the trappings of wealth and power are reasonable compensation for living with and pretending to be married to a person as onerous in his relationships as Donald Trump. She is not stupid, and he is a long way from the classic hero portrayed in romantic novels. He does possess that quality which Willy Nelson pointed out some years ago as being irresistible, money which Nelson said was the strongest aphrodisiac.

    I know there may be exceptions but as a general rule any beautiful model who marries a billionaire 25 years her senior is in effect entering into a financial arrangement more than a “marriage”.

     According to James B. Stewart’s book about the Clintons in Arkansas, Hillary used to complain to friends about her husband; not about his philandering — they had an “open“ relationship from the start, and she sometimes slept with other men — but because he didn’t take sufficient care not to humiliate her publicly. It’s likely the Trumps have a similar arrangement. 

     At the end of the 1980 romantic comedy, Just Tell Me What You Want, the billionaire (Alan King) marries his longtime mistress (Ali McGraw), but part of the deal is he also gets to keep the sweet young thing who looks at him with adoring eyes. 

     People who attack Trump for his affairs, I have to wonder: are they really as naïve as they pretend to be? 

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    • March 23, 2018, at 10:14 PM PDT
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  9. FredGoodhue Coolidge

    I think golf is a sport. But then I think politics is a sport.

    • #9
    • March 27, 2018, at 7:44 AM PDT
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