Operation bug squash is underway. That crackling sound you hear is made by the Clintons crushing the carapaces of their opponents, with special reference to Barack Obama.Howie P.S.: For some kindler and gentler Hillary coverage today, there's "Clinton gets lots of help from her friends" in the LA Times and "Clinton pops in at Popovers" from Foster's Daily Democrat (NH). Today's vocabulary builder:
If he can wipe enough of the Clintonian slime off himself, Obama may be able to come out from under and explain to the world that sometimes less experience is more and better.
carapace:I think the author is referring to definition #1 but it might apply to #2, as well.
1. animal shell: a thick hard case or shell made of bone or chitin that covers part of the body, especially the back, of an animal such as a crab or turtle
2. self-protectiveness: a method of self-protection, e.g. shy or arrogant behavior