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(Petunia and Pals) The original Petunia returns to ask the question no one else is asking: what would short-fingered vulgarian Donald Trump have done to negotiate the fiscal bunny-slope deal with The Kenyan Usurper?
- Palace Intrigue! - The uprising against strangely orange-hued Speaker of the House John Boehner was much bigger than what was initially reported, but almost all chickened out at the end, whoopsie!, leaving a few to dangle. (Roll Call)
- Comprehension - Sack-suited Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid incorrectly noted that Hurricane Sandy was more devastating that Hurricane Katrina, and that is why they need so much more money than in the Gulf Coast:
“Speaking on the Senate floor Friday to encourage passage of a $9.7 billion bill to finance the National Flood Insurance Program for a surge of Sandy-related claims, Reid said the storm, which killed 125 people, was far worse than Katrina — a storm responsible for the deaths of 1,833. Katrina caused more than $108 billion in damage to the Gulf region, according to the National Hurricane Center.”
This didn’t go over well with New Orleans’ news outlets, shall we say. (NOLA)
- Mockery - Famous gay person Neil Patrick Harris mocks Xristian Xrazy sports-person and noted virgin Tim Tebow while advertising Superbowl XLVII. The Xristian Xrazies are not amused, but everyone else is. (World Nut Daily)