If you're one of the twenty or thirty people in America who are still genuinely on the fence about which candidate to support, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi has some fantastic news for you.
It doesn't matter one fucking fuck…
The truth is that the campaigns of both Barack Obama and John McCain are being inundated with cash from more or less exactly the same gorgons of the corporate scene…
Both would-be presidents have already sold us out. They've taken the money and run… In layman's terms, we've gone from being screwed to being fucked. Who knows — maybe Barack Obama will surprise us if he wins the election. But if you look at the money, it doesn't look good.
Read Taibbi's entire article at your Hope's own peril.
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a) Relies upon stealth and camouflage to attack its prey.
b) Went undercover as an Evangelical Christian and joined a megachurch in Texas "to get a look inside the evangelical mind-set that gave the country eight years of George W. Bush."
c) Once it bites into its prey, it has been known to hang on for long periods of time and can be very difficult to remove.
d) Name is ridiculous.
e) Has small vegetation-like flaps of skin around its mouth.
f) Wrote a column for NY Press in 2005 called "The 52 Funniest Things About the Upcoming Death of the Pope" shortly before Pope John Paul II died.
g) Can be seen with some frequency as a correspondent on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.
h) Its flesh is often used in fish and chips, and its skin is sometimes tanned to make leather.
Answers after the jump.
a – both; b – Taibbi; c – both; d – both; e – Wobbegong; f – Taibbi; g – Taibbi; h – Wobbegong
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