From the daily archives: Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The AP is reporting that Cindy McCain was in the hospital for X-rays today after “an enthusiastic supporter squeezed” her hand too firmly.

The handshake seems to have exacerbated her carpal tunnel syndrome- a condition for which she has had multiple surgeries.

Which leaves me wondering: how the hell did Cindy McCain get carpal tunnel syndrome?

Normally, it shows up in people whose jobs “require repetitive motion of the forearm, wrist and hand”.

Jobs like meat packing, lumber jacks, computer programmers and even cab drivers.

Obviously, Cindy McCain did not get carpal tunnel from any of these jobs. […]

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Love me some ME

On August 13, 2008 By

ModernEsquire is back at his own place – though still front paging at BSB as well. I’ve always dug ME and it sucked to have to argue with him during the Obama/Hillary primaries. Glad we are again on the same side. ME is one tough cookie. No other person I’d like beside me when banging on righties. Good luck with your new/old site Modern!

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from the inbox:

Columbus, OH—Today the Obama campaign announced a new TV ad focused on the economy to air beginning Thursday in 16 battleground states including Ohio. The new ad entitled Book highlights Obama’s plan to break with the failing economic policies of the past eight years and put America’s middle class first. The ad will run in AK, CO, FL, IA, MI, MO, MT, NM, NV, NH, NC, ND, OH, PA, VA, and WI.

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We all knew the truth would come out sooner or later.


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