Thread: Republicans and the Beetlejuice football players.

There’s a group of football players in the wonderful Tim Burton movie Beetlejuice, one of whom delivers a great line, which goes as follows. “Hey coach, I don’t think we survived that crash.” I don’t to spoil it any more than I have to, but it’s funny in the context it’s delivered in. 🙂

I was reminded of this line when I read about the House Republicans finally realizing that they are the minority party. It’s as if Cantor said to Boehnoer “Hey boss, I don’t think we survived the election.”

Now maybe we can resume having some semblance of government, the voters having spoken, and finally the Republicans having heard.


About Dave Winer

Dave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.
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