Ed Driscoll


BUSH PET NICKNAME FOR VLADIMIR PUTIN IS ‘POOTIE-POOT’: Nothing like fumbling out of bed on a Sunday morning, turning on your PC’s monitor and finding that as Matt Drudge’s headline of the day, in what looks like 30 point Helvetica Bold type all in caps.

As Newt Gingrich once said, the president has his hand on the nuclear button, so we’re entitled to know as much about him as possible. But I didn’t need to know that.

Here’s the story the headline links to.

Pootie-Poot. ‘Scuse me while I try and get that phrase out of my head. Where’s my sledgehammer?