Perhaps that makes sense, considering Georgia ranks below Alabama in SAT scores, thanks in part to Sonny Do-Nothing’s lackluster leadership. (Don’t overlook his pandering to the teacher’s union back in 2002 when, in a bid to get more votes from teachers, he opposed reasonable standards pushed by the state’s then-Democratic governor.)
Now in his second term, Sonny hasn’t accomplished much except for promote fishing (tough break with that ensuing drought) and register his righteous indignation with the AJC for a headline that accurately described a different Bulldog drubbing.
Sunday’s sports page headline (“Dogs get put in their place,” referring to Georgia’s 51-33 loss to Tennessee, College Football, Oct. 8) is an indication of the way The Atlanta Journal-Constitution views Georgia. From the front page to the business page and now to the sports page, it is as if the AJC gleefully awaits lousy news about all things Georgia and pounces with their poison pens whenever bad things happen to the good people of our state.
Nice to see the governor squeeze in some official buisness in between his screeds to the newspaper and calls to the Bulldog Hotline.
Somehow he coasts by, even after his remarkably out-of-touch assessment of Georgia’s worsening fuel shortage.. Around 1 a.m. Sunday I counted 32 cars waiting at the lone gas station in Cumming with fuel.
Here’s Sonny’s response from a few days ago, with the near-crisis well into its second week. Keep in mind that he had yet to speak about the problem, and apparently would’ve remained mum had he not been asked. I’m guessing he wishes he wouldn’t have answered:
“There is ample fuel in the city,” he said. “It’s not everywhere it needs to be, but we do not have a crisis in the sense that we don’t have fuel coming in.”
A “self-induced panic,” he called it.
We can only hope his limo ran our of gas tonight on the way home from Athens. Of course, he’d still be more upset by the final score at Sanford Stadium.