with apologies to Jim Henson

Today’s Times ran an article about Sharron Angle, who is running against Harry Reid in Nevada. Angle is the Tea Party candidate who has said that her candidacy is a mission from God.

Now, I dunno about the whole God thing–seems to me that God might have a problem with the Tea Party’s whole “screw the poor” attitude–but I will say this. In the picture that accompanies the article, Sharron looks like a Muppet:

Except I’m thinking that on the whole, Elmo would probably be a much better candidate.