Seriously, haven’t we all learned better by now?
Partial transcript (also via the WFB):
HOST: Mary[*] is part of a group out there that is skeptical of the investigation that was done of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
BRIAN HIGGINS: The 9/11 commission?
HOST: Yes the 9/11 commission skeptical of their investigation.
BRIAN HIGGINS: I have a responsibility to review all relevant information relative to that situation most certainly. Any information that is compelling that change the dynamic of the debate relative to cause and effect, I would certainly review.
You’d think that Rep. Higgins would simply say something like You are smoking crack, Mary-the-CSPAN-caller, and since you are from Florida I can easily get away with telling you to go look at chemtrails or something, so I shall. At first I just assumed that he was smiling, nodding, and releasing blather**, but Andrew Johnson over at NRO noticed something that I missed: Higgins actually shushed the CSPAN moderator to let the crazypants troofer woman talk. And I literally mean ‘shushed,’ which is just a little rude to somebody, nu?
Then again, this guy voted for Obamacare, so maybe he’s just an idiot in other ways, too. That’s always a possibility.
Moe Lane (crosspost)
*”CSPAN caller,” which is a designation that makes political operatives (present company not excepted) across the spectrum smirk in fully-deserved derision.
**Don’t grin too much; that’s what our legislators do when somebody comes up to them and earnestly explains to the legislator’s left eyebrow why Barack Obama, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, or my Aunt Katherine are ineligible to be, or become, President of the United States. Our politicians typically don’t shush media people while engaging in such media-blather-release exercises, though…