The politics of perversion. This is exactly what this is about. The sexual infantilism of and from what appears to be a grown man. A plethora of puns. Verry punny. The paronomasiac’s dream. But it involves still a source of ostensible perversion that we just can’t figure. He doesn’t seem to want physical contact, he just wants to transmit his phallic digital image to women he’ll never meet in the flesh. Literally. So, in addition to the incredulity we have over the insanity of this perverted perseveration of paraphilia is our inability to even grasp it. We’d forgive it, maybe, if only we understood it.
And, oh yeah, Zimmerman. This week a juror, identified as Maddy, gave one of the most circuitous explanations that I’ve ever heard about anything. She agrees with her verdict yet disagrees with it and all the while doesn’t seem to not even grasp why she’s there much less the verdict. Her lawyer sat by, the proverbial bump on a log, and while she made tremendous sense at times, she’d undo that in and with the next sentence. There was no reason for her to appear. Had she wanted the privacy the public would have obliged. After all, we’ve the attention span of a gnat.
Watch Lionel on The Ed Show Saturday and his definitive peroration of all things Weiner at 1:31 approximately.