Today is the first day of early voting in Florida, and I was there within an hour of the polls opening. I was more moved and excited about the chance to vote for the first woman president than expected this morning. To mark the occasion, I decided to wear all white in honor of the […]
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Florida woman, boxer wrangler and football hooligan currently deep-fat frying something in a humid swamp somewhere.
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Genius idea: It wouldn’t help with the quality of the photo, but it would keep the pet’s attention. Where is everyone today? Getting out the vote, I hope. I was helping turn Florida blue this weekend. And tomorrow, I’m looking forward to voting early. Open thread!
I’m road-tripping today (local travel only — Deplorables Country if the signage is any indication), but it looks like we could use an open thread. Here’s a photo I took the other day. That’s St. Pete on the horizon. The Gators have a bye week, so I’m not paying enough attention to college football to […]
I remember clearly when Donald Trump’s birther crusade stopped being funny. There was never anything truly comical about it, of course; it was always an outrageous racist lie concocted to delegitimize the first black president. But living in a nation of 320M people, a not-negligible percentage of whom are raving idiots, we learn to laugh. […]
Is it cool? Is it cool? Yes. Yes it is. Open thread!
Creepy sheepy! I can’t sleep for some reason. I’m happy that Clinton kicked Trump’s ass all over the debate stage. But the whole spectacle has been deeply disquieting. The only acceptable outcome is a beat-down of historic proportions. Let’s make it so.
PBO had to endure white assholes’ otherization to win the presidency. HRC has to endure a sexist psychopath’s condescension and abuse. I’m watching through my fingers, as if viewing a slasher film. I think she’s wiping the floor with him. What do you think? Open thread.