A brief history of Novak

You didn't know it but CNN has its limits: "As you may have already heard, Plame-exposing undead wanker Robert Novak went nutzoid (video) on CNN, and is now been put on leave from whatever shitty CNN show he was on, and has been sent to his mausoleum without any baby hearts. So, to recap: burn a CIA agent -- no punishment at all; say 'bullshit' on cable -- indefinite suspension.

"This is all in character for Novakula, whose has a history of flying into weird rages," writes The Poorman who includes a recent incident wherein Novak "like a garden troll gone insane" decks a younger man and wins the heart of a distant bow-tied weenie we all know... (The Poorman)

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