Thursday, April 7, 2011

I See Your True Colors Shining Through

Mike Pence, Republican Congressman of Indiana, on a possible government shutdown:
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.

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