G.B. Shaw was a horse's patootie

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although I loved what Lerner and Loewe made of it, it's a shame that George Bernard Shaw wrote "Pygmalion." That's because all his other plays, including "Candida," "Man more…

Lamentations from La-la land

by Burt Prelutsky -- I continue to receive condolences from friends around the country. They're worried about how I'm holding up after the midterm elections in my home state. While they've been more…

Post-election elation

by Burt Prelutsky -- On a whole, I thought it was a wonderful election. It wasn't just that I astonished myself with my prognostications, which consisted of predicting a pick-up of seven more…

John Kennedy's take on Barack Obama

by Burt Prelutsky -- I harbor no doubts that Kennedy would have joined me here on the right if he had lived. Liberals will read that sentence and conclude that if it's more…

Juan big hullabaloo

by Burt Prelutsky -- If I had ever imagined for even a second that Juan Williams would be at the center of a controversy, I would have guessed that he had appeared more…

How to survive Obama's economy

by Burt Prelutsky -- Ever since the campaigns began earlier this year, Democrats, desperate to save their political hides, have been dragging up silly stuff that their opponents allegedly did during their more…

Jesse James Obama

by Burt Prelutsky -- A great many people like to make heroes of those who are, by no stretch of the imagination, even slightly heroic. Back in the 1800s, we had Jesse more…

The Gospel According to St. Marx

by Burt Prelutsky -- No matter how much attention a person tries to devote to the political scene, some questions appear to be unanswerable. For instance, with Nevada, a state suffering from more…

The ugly truth about politicians

by Burt Prelutsky -- A while back, in writing about Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell, I accepted the rumors about her financial difficulties. Since then, I've heard that she has explained them all more…

The 5th season

by Burt Prelutsky -- We are all aware of the four seasons, but every election year provides us with a fifth. Thanks to politicians and those who rely on politicians for their more…