“The Horror” and The Irony

One of my readers pointed out the irony surrounding the fact that Barack Obama secured the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States on Jefferson Davis's 200th Birthday.  How could I have missed this one? 

No doubt, Davis, Lee, Jackson and the rest of the boys are rolling over in their graves.

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4 comments… add one
  • Darrin Dickey Jun 6, 2008 @ 11:23

    That’s just plain funny.

  • Tammy Jun 5, 2008 @ 21:22

    I missed this one also! I even posted about the celebration at Montgomery, AL while I had the news on in the back ground.

  • Kevin Levin Jun 5, 2008 @ 6:01

    Ahhh…very nice, Brooks.

  • Brooks Simpson Jun 4, 2008 @ 20:42

    Ponder the last Democratic senator from Illinois to receive his party’s nomination.

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