Thursday, October 13, 2011

Quote of the Day

"There shouldn't be anything controversial about a .45-caliber bullet. If it were up to me we would just throw them off the Sunshine Skyway bridge and be done with it."

-- Republican State Representative Brad Drake of Florida, who filed a bill on Tuesday to bring back the firing squad as a method of executing death row inmates in that state

You might think that the bill itself makes this story so Florida -- but you'd be wrong.

It's the fact that the epiphany that led to the bill came to Representative Drake while he was having a conversation at a Waffle House -- that's what makes this story so perfectly, gloriously Florida.


Nick said...

What does America have more than any other country? Mean! We have more mean than any other country... We must export mean!

TheReaperD said...

I think Iraqi and Afghan citizens (and probably most of South America) can all agree that we export plenty of mean.

Nick said...


which is one of the reasons why the (mildy altered) qute from the early 60s fits