Now that I am looking around again (I pretty much took the weekend off), I am finding a few nuggests like this comment where Dr. Deb tells us the demographics of "teh DebLand":
You should call up on Monday and volunteer to do work for him.In "teh DebLand" 60% of Americans are in the "increasingly agitated left". I don't want to get into politics here, but I am pretty sure that in the real world that the numbers haven't changed from the 20/55/25 left/independent/right split. If the majority of americans were in the "increasingly agitated left", we would be in [gulp] President Gore's second term. [shake it off!]
I would think your experience with Decision/Risk would be invaluable. You are just the kind of person who should be representing the interests of the progressive left.
You are the new face of the left!
Posted by WayLeftFan at August 20, 2006 01:18 PM
WayLeftFan: You should call up on Monday and volunteer to do work for him.
The thought had crossed my mind as well vis-a-vis a temporary employment gig with Senator Wyden. I was hoping for the paying, benefitted kind - not the volunteer kynd! but we're in the same chapter, albeit not on the same page!
Ron Wyden SO wants to hire me as a kind of consultant. I will translate the views of the estranged left (John Zerzan crowd), the rabid left (me, 90% of Whitaker, 69% of south eugene, 50% of lane county, i reckon) the increasingly disturbed left (91.1% of University of Oregon faculty) and the increasingly agitated left (60% of Americans) into a language that is understandable and palatable to the progeny of Senator Wayne Morse.
u da man, ron! u 2, gordon!
u ma baws!
specially now dat paul is ded!
Posted by word warrior at August 20, 2006 04:38 PM
The Oregon numbers might be right, but I doubt it. Wasn't Oregon a swing state in 2004 that frustrated the pundits with their mail-in only balloting?