Monday, March 3, 2014

Dan Quayle wants his brain back

Bill Kristol, the pin-up boy for movement conservative nepotism (he's son of Irving Kristol and Gertrude Himmelfarb and undoubtedly an inspiration for Jonah Goldberg, spawn of Lucianne), who had the odd distinction of serving as Dan Quayle's brain, voices his considered option on Real Time:
On his HBO show "Real Time With Bill Maher" Friday night, comedian Bill Maher suggested that the tea party movement -- which celebrated its fifth anniversary last week -- was originally "about a black president."
"That's bullshit," snapped Bill Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard. "That is total bullshit. ... Even you don't believe that. You're just saying that."
"I totally believe that," Maher said. "It happened a month after he took office. Suddenly white people were very upset about debt, even though Bush had raised the debt way more than Obama had."
 It now seems increasingly plausible that Dan Quayle has lent Kristol his brain, rather than the other way around.

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