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A Special Note from the Very Publisher

September 10, 2009 By: Category: Politics

From the AP, by way of HuffPo:

The House’s guest chaplain, in the opening prayer for Thursday’s session, also appeared to refer to Wilson’s outburst. “Gracious God, we meet in a challenging moment of your history. We cannot control all that may endanger us, but we can choose our behavior and the example we set as leaders,” said The Very Rev. George L.W. Werner, dean emeritus of Trinity Cathedral in Pittsburgh.

“Very Reverend”? That’s an actual title? That’s the coolest actual title I’ve ever heard.

Also, what is it with Joe Wilsons and scandals? First Valerie Plame, and now “Shout-gate”? I’m beginning to think that “Joe Wilson” is just a made-up person the media throws out there anytime they need to spice up the news a bit. Fact: Joe Wilson and Joe Wilson have never been seen in the same room together. It’s true!

6 Comments to “A Special Note from the Very Publisher”

  1. Joe Wilson’s opponent has raised over half of the total that he raised for last year’s campaign since the speech (he was at about $5k when I first checked last night, so anything above that is all from the “You lie!”):

    I think it’d be awesome for Joe Wilson to get blown out of the water in his next election, purely because he showed he isn’t mature enough to be a Congressman.

    –Jon the Very Geek

  2. OH, and I’m pretty sure the Genesee County sheriff who was active with Cast and Crew and had some sort of local controversy was named Joe Wilson.

  3. You’re totally right! He was! Hold on, folks … this news is about to EXPLODE!

  4. Joe Wilson is the political equivalent of Alan Smithee.


  6. My father (an Anglican/Episcopalian priest) was the Right Reverend Raymond at one point. Can’t beat that for a title. I just called him dad.