Monday, May 16, 2011

(Completely Unsurprising) Quote of the Day, Jr.


"There was no short-lived triumph undercut by Trump's mistakes. The whole premise is incorrect: Trump was never going to run for president. This was a con from the beginning, a play for attention by a huckster who lives on publicity. The cornerstone of this charlatan's PR strategy is pretending to be much richer than he is, and it's fanciful to think that he would ever submit to the financial disclosures associated with a presidential candidacy. His 'campaign,' a xenophobic mix of economic illiteracy and conspiracy theorizing, was an insulting parody of conservatism by a rent-seeking thug to whom the philosophical underpinnings of limited government are completely foreign. If we must give Donald Trump the attention he craves, it should be served with a heavy helping of the contempt he deserves."

-- John Tabin of the American Spectator

8 comments:

Stephen said...

What's this? Insightful conservative commentary???? I'll be waiting for P.J. O'Rourke and Ben Stein's responses in next month's issue.

Benoit from Ottawa said...

Consecrated intercourse!*

He doesn't mince words, does he? Not one for litotes, is he?






*transmute to 2 4-letters

drater said...

For some reason I'm picturing Adam West as Batman saying "consecrated intercourse!", and I can't stop giggling. Thanks Benoit!

Once he's done bashing Trump, does Tabin reflect on the fact that this clown was leading the pack for the Republican nomination, and what that says about the party, its base, and our media?

Capt Clown said...

I just wanted to ask what the fuck you've been writing recently that would cause the top "Ads by Google" ad to be:

"Vinegar Douche - Learn about new ways to freshness. www.summerseve.com"

Ah, there it is, your article, "Year of the Douchebag" list

Chez said...

That and the "Giant Douche" picture for this post. It's been a regular douchey day around here.

L. said...

Douche chill.

drater said...

Douche ex Malcontent?

vera lynn said...

I am reading this as Craig Ferguson is saying the same thing in his own special way....that's a great way to end the day. :)