Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Quote of the Day
"Sarah Palin is 'just a former governor and current housewife from Alaska, but even humble folks like (her) can read the newspaper.' Reading’s one thing. Comprehending’s another."
-- Ryan Chittum of the Columbia Journalism Review, body-slamming Sarah Palin for lashing out at the Wall Street Journal (on Twitter, of course) and criticizing one of its columnists, all while misquoting both
My favorite thing about this quote is that it's basically the line from A Fish Called Wanda where Kevin Kline's idiot Otto character defiantly tells Jamie Lee Curtis's Wanda that he can't be a stupid ape because, "Apes don't read Nietzsche," to which Wanda responds, "Yes they do -- they just don't understand it."