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The Hottest Accessory Of The Season


If we've learned anything this election season, it's that there's no scandal too tawdry or too banal not to commodify. I can now buy 80 different items, including a throw pillow (above), inscribed with the phrase:

"Typical: Gun-Loving Bitter Bible Thumping White Person"
--Barack Obama

These agramattical keepsakes--which misquote Obama and lack any semblance of serial commas--are produced by a right-wing columnist (and former talk radio host) whose website features her wearing a suit jacket over a camouflage t-shirt:

If I hadn't written the government a big old check this morning (they tax the hell out of unpaid interns), I'd be tempted.

--Barron YoungSmith