I know, I know, I’m phoning it in, but, in the interest of keeping up a blaming head of steam, the Spleenvents are going to be a semi-regular feature until such time as I whip my blaming schedule into something resembling a shape. I’ll probably have a real post up by this afternoon, but until then, please kvetch at will.
I will begin by linking to a NY Times op-ed column on Arizona guv Jan Brewer’s veto of that asshole godbanger anti-gay hate bill masquerading as “religious freedom.” If you don’t have time to read the whole thing, the column begins
Arizona. Wow. How often do you find yourself saying, “Go, entrenched interests of the business community!” Yet here we are.
and ends (spoiler alert!)
[I]n the United States, victory really arrives on the glorious day when the people with money decide discrimination is bad for business.
Wouldn’t it be a riot if people with money decided that the Global Accords Governing Fair Use of Women were bad for business?