“First they mutilate you; then they poison you; then they burn you. I have been on blind dates better than that.”
— Molly Ivins, on breast cancer
Molly Ivins has lost her long struggle with cancer. She was 62. A great writer, a sharp journalist, a witty and opinionated progressive with a finely tuned shit detector. She had the goods on that worthless fuckhead George Dubya way early in the game.
Update: Washington Post’s obit: Columnist Molly Ivins, 62; Poked Fun at the Powerful
Update: The NewsHour replays a classic Ivins piece on Texas “Oort.”