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Val Kilmer and Ralph Nader? Great balls of fire



Dems7 It's that time again. The political conventions are churning again. But this time, we have special Stuck in the 80s correspondent Chase Squires covering the DNC madness out in Denver.


"Check out this poster -- it's all over Denver as the Democratic National Convention gets underway," Chase wrote this weekend. "Check out the guest list at Ralph Nader's rally. Is that really Val Kilmer?"

"Iceman to Nader, 'You can be my wingman anytime.' "

"Nader of course replies, 'No, you can be MY wingman.' "

"Say, remember that scene where Iceman and Ralph Nader take off their shirts and play volleball? Classic."

But Kilmer's not the only '80s guy in town. Check out Jello Biafra and Sean Penn on the poster as well. ("What Jefferson was saying was, Hey! You know, we left this England place 'cause it was bogus; so if we don't get some cool rules ourselves - pronto - we'll just be bogus too!")

Check out Chase's ongoing commentary at his Dirty Thoughts blog.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:38pm]


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