Via News Busters, which notes a history of bad blood here. Even so, getting this upset about a bit of paint-by-numbers hippie-punching by, of all people, Newt Gingrich? As a dig at progressive demonstrators, “take a bath and get a job” was already stale circa 1970; it’s such a rote base pander that it’s hard to take completely seriously, yet here’s Mika seemingly in need of a therapist to help her cope. I used to get annoyed at Alan Grayson’s conservative-bashing but there comes a point where the schtick factor is so high that taking the bait leaves you feeling like a chump. Resist the bait, Mika.