Stories by Will Durst

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Posted on: Sep 25, 2000, Source: AlterNet

So the deal is, there's less than two months left before the presidential election. That's the good news. The bad news is one of these squeeze bags is going to win.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2000, Source: AlterNet

If your idea of getting away from it all is leaning your head against the carpeting on the side of your cubicle while on hold, you might be working too hard. Take Durst's test to find out.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Just when you thought it was safe to settle down with a tub of fried chicken the size of a sofa bed to watch the Olympics, now comes a sudden wave of the Bushqualms. According to one of the "a--holes" at the New York Times, high level supporters are worried Dubyah has recently seemed either "defensive, bumbling, weary, detached or peevish."

Posted on: Aug 22, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Why do 3rd party candidates actually spend the time and money and energy to run? Consider this: an Ebola Virus laden buffet at the Presidential debates at St. Louis University attended by both halves of the Republican and Democratic tickets. Could mean a fight to the finish between Nader and Buchanan.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2000, Source: AlterNet

The competition between Democratic and Repbulican nominating conventions is a lot like a baseball game, in which the party in power is the home team.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"Maybe we've become too cynical. Maybe we're concentrating on the too too slight differences between the candidates and not enough on the similarities that make them leaders among men, and sons among Senators."

Posted on: Jul 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

*When you see two guys in a stall together, they're exchanging stock tips. *Odds that women have shaved their legs is very high.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2000, Source:

See Dick quibble about voting against releasing Nelson Mandela from prison. Or the ERA. Or cop-killing bullets ...

Posted on: Jul 24, 2000, Source: AlterNet

So how the hell does this work? Dick Cheney heads up George W Bush's search for a running mate and guess what? The final choice is Dick Cheney. What are the odds?

Posted on: Jul 24, 2000, Source: AlterNet

* "How To Speak Texican" airport book to figure out what the hell George W's Texas Ranger security detail is saying. * Scaffolding in case I get conscripted to groom Ted Koppel's hair.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2000, Source: AlterNet

They're spraying the streets of the Midwest with out of control hoses to celebrate the price of gas dropping thirty four cents a gallon since the Feds announced they're going to investigate who or what is responsible for the rapid ascent in gas prices.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2000, Source: AlterNet

The papers called reaction to Bush's speech to the NAACP Convention "luke warm," the same way they'd refer to the appearance of a volcano in the middle of pre school playground as "inconvenient."

Posted on: Jul 3, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Why do I keep imagining a remake of the Sorcerer's Apprentice starring Janet Reno as Mickey Mouse and Microsoft as the broom?

Posted on: Jun 26, 2000, Source: AlterNet

If there's one thing we baby boomers have seamlessly integrated into our generational personality, its drugs.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"It ain't easy being Green, but its a whole lot easier being a talking frog than it's going to be as Presidential nominee of the Green Party. As Ralph Nader is about to find out."

Posted on: Jun 19, 2000, Source: AlterNet

This year PBS held its annual national convention at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Does this make the teensiest bit of sense to anybody?

Posted on: Jun 19, 2000, Source: AlterNet

In his search for a running mate, George W Bush is sending out background questionnaires to prospects, which include such questions as: "Complete this statement. Women: A) Should be seen barefoot and pregnant but not heard, B) Are best served with lemon butter and capers, or C) Deserve to be executed just like normal people."

Posted on: Jun 12, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"Gas prices in Chicago have risen to around $2.15 a gallon. Add that to the rising cost of housing and you have to ask yourself: how long before the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce starts recruiting people to enjoy their lower cost of living?"

Posted on: Jun 12, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Al Gore is being accused of being a slumlord. Who of us never thought he looked a little beady around the eyes?

Posted on: Jun 6, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Will Durst interprets the 10 Commandments of Politics, including, "There are no winners in politics. Only losers who haven't hit the Finish Line yet."