The word, of course, is "dildotron."
Unusually, I’m having a vocabulary problem. There has to be some word for the kind of person who considers his mild discomfort the equivalent of torture, crippling injury, or death for other people. But I can’t think of it.
What brings this to mind is this from Alberto Gonzales:
I consider myself a casualty, one of the many casualties of the war on terror.
This reminded me of Laura Bush’s remark on carnage in Iraq:
And believe me, no one suffers more than their president and I do when we watch this.
Thursday, January 1, 2009
Paul Krugman needs help: