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Rex in Regno suo superiores habet Deum et Legem.

The King in his Realm hath two superiors: God and the Law. -- Henry Care (1646-1688) on English liberties and the Magna Carta


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|Campaign 2010 | Political Prudence

Levi for Murkowski?

No need to watch the following, unless you wish to have a lobotomy-by-video. It’s Levi Johnston appearing on Bill Maher’s show. Think Alvin Greene but with less to say.

Johnston’s apparently trying to be nice again and not give up anything more on the Palins, despite half of Maher’s efforts. Maher spends the other half just outright ridiculing Johnston, who merely smiles and takes it while guests Nicole Wallace and Rob Reiner get their own digs in and Jake Tapper looks uncomfortable. I almost felt sorry for Johnston. If I didn’t know he was a proven lowlife, I’d have thought he was a nice, modest guy.

Johnston does say that this is his last interview for a while (perhaps because the media’s interest is waning due to his reluctance to provide any new excitement). He’s going back to Wasilia. His mayoral campaign sounds rather unfocused right now, as he hasn’t yet decided whether he’s Republican or Democrat.

Sounds like he’s a natural Murkowski supporter to me. A little backstabby. A lot unprincipled.

Just think, Levi. You could start the endorsement war between Alaska’s two political titans. Take on Sarah, mano a mano.

Come on and do us a favor. Endorse Lisa. Make a campaign commercial for her, showing how you know how to spell, and not just an easy word, but a really hard one. You could fill out the ballot while taking a shower. The media will come running back again, ready to oil you up with limelight and hang on your every monosyllabic word.

It will add another minute to your fame–and six years’ to Joe Miller’s. Pretty please.

Update: Oops. Misspelled Johnston as Johnson. Corrected. {irony! “easy word.” doink!}