Hennessy's View

How To Ruin a Perfectly Good Joke

If you talk long enough, you can butcher the best joke in the world–even the one from Monty Python that the Allies used to win WWII. https://youtu.be/ienp4J3pW7U Tuesday night at a Tea Party meeting, I managed to destroy a joke of my own, poor making, and insult a friend at the same time. That takes talent. Or … something. So, first, let me apologize to Adam Sharp, the best indy video journalist alive, since he was the victim of my horrible comedic delivery. Read more →

The Tea Party Is Intolerant … of Racism

Between a touch of the flu and the flurry of activity over this very issue, I missed the best, most direct breakdown of Ben Jealous’s misguided and hypocritical attack on the Tea Party. Read this column by Michael Graham on BostonHerald.com dated Thursday, July 15. Money quote: When you’re looking for bigots at a Tea Party rally, they’re on the fringe. When you’re looking for them at the NAACP, they’re on stage. Read more →