Chris Christie is always good for inspiring memes but he outdid himself this week when NJ Advanced Media staked him out and found him enjoying a empty beach on a closed state park with his family. The story behind the get is wonderful and all kudos to Andrew Mills and the team.
Here in no order and with no attribution (sorry future meme researchers) are some of my favorite re-workings. The Birdcage version made us laugh out loud so much that we knew we had to rewatch it that night.
And finally, a sand sculpture made on Island Beach State Park after the budget standoff ended and the beach reopened:
Post-Evangelical Blogging for Dummies: Harnessing the Zeitgeist for Fun and Prophet :
The Hipster Conservative writes the definitive guide. This is a bit close for comfort but we’re supposed to be able to laugh at ourselves, right?
Explain the personal conflict you experience between your evangelical roots and what you now truly believe is a devastating challenge to those formerly-held beliefs. Suggest that instead of being so quick to oppose the issue, Christians should extend “grace” (don’t define) and a “generous response.” Above all, they should “re-evaluate” their views in light of this challenge. Remember: “Questioning” is a one-way street.
Via my wife Julie (of course)
I usually think cyber-pranks are just silly. But I have to laugh at this one: Enough bloggers have linked to President Bush’s official bio with the words “miserable failure” that if you now type that phrase into Google our President comes up as the very first return. More on this “Googlebomb” from this Newsday article. And just to help the results along, I’ll concur that I think he’s a miserable failure.