HOH’s One-Minute Recess: A Very HOH Holiday

Posted December 11, 2009 at 10:41am

With the Senate expected to be in session this weekend — for the second weekend in a row — HOH imagines Hillites haven’t found the time to tackle holiday gift shopping.[IMGCAP(1)]In the spirit of the season, HOH decided to help our hard-working civil servants by making a list (and checking it twice) of fun politically themed gifts. All can be purchased online, and there are no boring, run-of-the-mill ideas here — these are the five strangest political gifts that we could find. And since some are, well, a tad bit offensive, these might be best for that naughty person on your list.• The Bill Clinton Cork Screw. Marketed under the tagline “Who better to pop your cork?— with a warning that it could create “Pinot Envy.— • The Obama Grinch Ornament. A “special and unique— tree ornament for the Obama-hater in your life, this ornament depicts the president as the Grinch holding up a sign announcing Christmas is canceled. • The Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug. Amazing! Pour in a hot beverage and watch your rights disappear right before your eyes! • The “Pee on Nancy Pelosi—/—Pee on George Bush—/—Pee on Barack Obama—/—Pee on Bernie Madoff— Urinal Cake. Perfect for the politically minded frat boy in your life. • The “Help Keep the Rat Population Down: Spay and Neuter Republicans— Bumper Sticker. A bargain at just $5.Byron Tau contributed to this report.Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments here.Can’t get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOH’s One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here — because everyone deserves more recess.