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Fortunately, I missed blow-by-blow accounts of House Republicans’ self-destruction, though leftist gloating continues to linger in the air like a bad smell, regardless of efforts to squeegee politics out of one’s life for a long weekend. Instead, I traveled to a nearby State in the Midwest to attend several sports events that highlighted my granddaughters’ skills in soccer and swimming. At this point, it is perhaps advisable to disguise true identities here, for their sakes as well as mine. All I’ll say about the State in question is that it consists of a pair of peninsulas, one of which looks like a mitten and hosts one of the most wretched cities in the country, laid waste by several generations of Democrats at the helm, producing wreckage pretty much equivalent to what B-29s did to Tokyo in 1945.
Okay, I exaggerated, so let’s talk about the soccer teams. Let’s call one the Sesame Street Hushpuppies and the other, an Amish team known as the Fighting Pacifists. But don’t let these names mislead you; they certainly know how to play soccer. It’s just the game itself that remains a puzzle to me.More