Molly Ivins and her little plant jokes

Mollyivins2 There's a new biography of Molly Ivins – called Molly Ivins, a Rebel Life by Bill Minutaglio and W. Michael Smith – and it's on my Christmas Wish List.  Here in a review I found this reminder of her ability to see politicians for what they are, and make us laugh.

She once wrote of a Republican congressman that 'if his IQ slips any lower, we'll have to water him twice a day.'

Of course this isn't the only instance of her mixing politics and botany.  Remember Shrub

Posted by on November 28, 2009 at 5:05 am, in the category Uncategorized.
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6 responses to “Molly Ivins and her little plant jokes”

  1. I miss her too. She was the only columnist I could read without gagging on my coffee.

  2. Janet says:

    She was on of a kind, well, she and Ann Richards…two great Texas gals.

  3. Janet says:

    She was one of a kind! Spelling is such a plus!

  4. gail says:

    I really miss Molly!

  5. joene says:

    Her passing left a big black hole in the political commentary world. I miss her, too.