Dave Barry’s year-end review is out at the Washington Post, and if you haven’t read it, you’re missing one of the highlights of the new year. The whole thing is funny, of course, but the best line, in my humble opinion, is this combination under September and October:

Adding zest to the Republican stew is the presence of many Tea Party candidates, including Delaware Senate hopeful Christine O’Donnell, who at one point in her campaign releases a TV commercial that begins with her stating, in a calm and reassuring tone, that she is not a witch.

Polls show that the voters are in a very cranky mood, which tends to favor outsiders such as the Tea Party candidates, although [Christine] O’Donnell definitely hurts her chances in Delaware when, during a televised debate, she turns her opponent into a toad.

Read it all.

PS–I have to admit, at least part of the reason I thought this so funny was because I was remembering this: