I was making banana pancakes.
NPR was going on about
Bannon’s OMP‘s budget proposal, a blueprint for a societal counterrevolution if I’ve ever seen one; massive increases in spending on both military operations and domestic repression, while pulling a Ripper on domestic social programs (some as much as 30 percent) while eliminating outright dozens of agencies and programs.
I dance into the dining room, a platter of pancakes at the ready, doing my best Vincent Price 1: “A screaming comes across the sky…”
Asta finally shakes her head and mutters “Dad, you’re soooo weird.”
- An excellent imitation, if I say so myself. Had Michael ever heard it he would have had ME doing the voice-over for Thriller. ↩
- Speaking of unconscionable, my March Madness bracket is all but bust. And if Kentucky doesn’t win the whole thang, I’m dead in the water. 36 points, people. 36! Freaking ouch. ↩