Monday, January 08, 2007

You Can Come Out Now, I Think The Ford Funeral Is Over ... The Results - The Garlic Week Poll

Our long, national funeral is over ... I think.

There are network sit-coms that don’t last as long as the send-off for our now, late, 38th President. For a guy that stumbled (literally, at times) into the Oval Office, serving a little over two-years, before being defeated for the office, five, long, tedious days of, essentially, the same service, but in different cities, was a bit much.

One has to cringe to think ahead, and what will happen when a real, full term (Carter, Bush I) or two-term President (Clinton, Dubya) shuffles off. It will make the Super Bowl look like a backyard pick-up game of touch football.

And while many attempted to scrub clean the record of Ford, now hailing his pardon of Richard Nixon, and going out of there way not to mention his endorsement of the massacre in East Timor, our Garlic Poll voters wiped the black bunting from their faces and stepped up to the plate.

The Results - The Garlic's Weekly Poll January 1 - January 6, 2007

The most glaring thing missing from former President Ford’s funeral (all of them) has been...

1. The Ambassador from East Timor Tally 29%

2. An enlarged, framed reproduction of his Pardon to Richard Nixon Tally 28%

3. Nobody stumbled carrying the casket Tally 26%

4. Some good, blaring R&B Soul riffs from James Brown Tally 16%

This week’s Poll - In President Bush’s long-delayed and overdue speech on a new Iraq Strategy, anticipated this week, he’ll likely reuse which over worn phrase the most...

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