Friday, June 22, 2007

Oxymoron of the Day

Don't we love rhetorical contradictions! Expressive, logic-defying, yet so true, like...

a fine mess
clever fool
organized chaos

Today, via Public Policy Polling, comes a lovely oxymoron in a report on the rightwing Civitas Institution and its recent luncheon to discuss El Presidente's continuing decline in NC polls and what that decline may mean for fellow Republican office-holders:

desperate optimism

That's the state of mind that conservative NC Republicans appear to be in, at least to Mark Yacoub's keen eye.

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