Well, I don’t know if we’re checkmating. But we’re trying — we’re trying to score a victory for the Republican people, for — for the American — for the Republican people — trying to score a victory for the American people, not for the Republican Party. That victory is going to come in stages here.It's so great when they stumble. It would have been a much less telling slip of tongue had he not said "Republican people" twice. Hat tip to Think Progress, who have a particular (and well-founded) disdain for Pence, the most un-intellectual Republican intellectual in Congress.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
I See Your True Colors Shining Through
Mike Pence, Republican Congressman of Indiana, on a possible government shutdown: