Obama Addresses the Nation

Self is poised in front of her laptop while keeping one eye on flat-screen HDTV, where our Prez is addressing the nation on the deepening economic crisis. He says we are going to emerge stronger from this debacle! Yeah! Self, too, believes that with all her heart! Even though, on the car radio today, she heard the news that the San Francisco Chronicle lost 50 million dollars in 2008 alone and was struggling for its very existence (What is a world without a San Francisco Chronicle? For that matter, what would this blog be with no San Francisco Chronicle to quote from?  Can’t the Chron apply for a grant from some outfit like the Gates Foundation? )

But, Dear Prez says, “This is America! We don’t do what’s easy! We do what’s necessary!”


(Self thinks dull green is a horrible color for Nancy Pelosi, but unfortunately the woman is positioned directly behind Dear Prez so self can’t help but look at her, every time she lifts her eyes to flat-screen HDTV.  Camera cuts away for reaction shot from Hillary:  in contrast to Speaker of the House, Hillary looks absolutely fab in hot pink.)

Self has been sleeping so, so well since getting back from Manila (In Chicago, she never slept, but that’s another story). She thinks that this is due, in no small part, to the fact that she will Read the rest of this entry »

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