Stories by Will Durst

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Posted on: Feb 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Satirical musings on the president and rehab.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

I'll root for the Colts, as their fair city has never won ... anything ... ever, except the record for auto accidents over Memorial Day weekend.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A California Democratic Assemblywoman plans to introduce a bill that will make spanking a child under three years old a crime. Do we really need a law here?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

When Omar Bradley talked about fighting the wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy, he was predicting Bush.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

This is the time of years people decide to change their nefarious ways. Diet. Quit smoking. More exercise. Stop invading countries. Less killing of innocent people. The list goes on ...

Posted on: Dec 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

There's something on this list for everyone -- even Saddam Hussein and Jason Alexander.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Enough of the demonstrations from political pundits of fake concern for Sentator Johnson's health.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If we had a president with a penchant for the written word, perhaps he would have given the Iraq Study Group's report a brief scan.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

With another two years to go before the '08 election, pundits and presidential hopefuls are jumping the gun.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives can hardly say the new Speaker's name without talking about her alarming Bay Area values. But what does that mean?

Posted on: Nov 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

So Kerry botched a joke; the president botched a war.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If this is what winning in Iraq looks like, you really, <i>really</i> don't want to see what losing looks like.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Fe fi fo fum. I smell the blood of some Republicans ...

Posted on: Oct 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In the face of overwhelmingly lurid evidence, Hastert's major priority was to cover his ass.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Getting branded 'the devil' by Hugo Chavez was probably easy duty compared to a week of being dubbed 'torture king' by renegade conservatives in DC.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The people have had it with Bush and co.'s load of Iraq BS, and we ain't buying it anymore.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's been five years, and I think both President ('He can run, but he can't hide') Bush and Osama bin Laden are hiding.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In an hour-long press conference, the president introduced the new official buzz phrase of the Iraqi occupation: the word 'wrong.'

Posted on: Aug 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's time to fight back against Bush and his toadies for diverting the money to screen for liquid bombs to fight a war against the wrong people.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The GOP-dominated Congress just barely missed pushing through a bogus minimum wage bill that also would have eliminated the estate tax.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

...or something else causing him to behave like a stone-crazed loon.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

We've got some spoiled fruit running the country, and he's loose playing frat boy diplomat with the big kids.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

After attending to important personal business -- like filing the scuff marks off his cloven hooves -- DeLay seems ready to jump back into electoral politics.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

There's a whole plethora of American icons in danger of being bespoilt that Republicans can exploit. Let’s take a look, shall we?

Posted on: Jun 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Given the stupidity and corruption that have reigned in Washington the last five years, it seems like no ideas are better than what we have now.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Good news: Abu Musab Al Zarqawi is dead. Bad news: 72 virgins in heaven just filed a restraining order.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Let us take a couple of moments to band together, spray ourselves with SPF 450, and look at the upside of overheating.

Posted on: May 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

George W. Bush possesses the unique ability of turning naptime at a pre-school into a 'critical moment in our nation's history.'

Posted on: May 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's not complicated: Bush is an oilman, his father is an oilman, and all the people who gave him money that put him in the White House are oilmen.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Even Karl Rove's role has diminished -- I imagine he needs more personal time to file the scuff marks off his cloven hooves.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Because news of his leakage has been leaked, the Leaker-in-Chief is seriously involved in heavy duty leakage control.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If you ask me, the term 'guest worker' is another way of saying, 'Welcome! Kneel!'

Posted on: Mar 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Bush keeps saying that the war is going well, so I'm trying to find a bright side to xenophobic genocide.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Impeachment just isn't proper punishment for the evil, cowardly, imperialistic slime buckets of the Bush administration.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

This year, the self-control award goes to George Bush for visiting India and not asking where the teepees were.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Really, who <i>hasn't</i> mistaken a six-foot lawyer wearing a blazing orange vest for a quail?

Posted on: Feb 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

President Bush is starting to make less sense than a polar bear sipping a sloe gin fizz on an escalator.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If George W. makes up a word like 'strategerie' or 'deteriorize,' drink four shots of beer.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Republicans are in dire need of ethics reforms -- and I have some suggestions.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

'It seems the Democrats have given up their right to ask Alito further questions, and they are now lying slumped over the Committee table.'