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Subject: We need a leader, not a reader

Written By: ChuckyG on 11/18/11 at 8:44 am

where have I heard that before?


Subject: Re: We need a leader, not a reader

Written By: Don Carlos on 11/18/11 at 11:41 am

If power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely, and ignorance is bliss and absolute ignorance is nirvana,  where does that put Cain, Gingrich,  Bachmann, Paul, Perry, and Santorum?

Subject: Re: We need a leader, not a reader

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 11/18/11 at 12:18 pm

I don't know this and I don't know that and I don't know that and I don't know that and I don't know this....
but I'll have men on my staff who do!  So let's go to Uz-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan-stan!

Mister, can we get some more cheesy bread?

Man, do you KNOW who I am?  Go ax some-baaahdy else!

What would you do about Libya?

Whatchoo talkin' bout?  I never touched her libya!


Subject: Re: We need a leader, not a reader

Written By: Foo Bar on 11/20/11 at 9:04 pm

where have I heard that before?

I was going to go for Idiocracy, which also came out in 2006, but I'm not about to watch the entire movie again just for one post.  But you probably heard it at least as far back as 2006.  


It's like Cain doesn't have a single person on his campaign team who has touched the Internet in five years.  (The earliest instance of the phrase I can find is from 2006.  That blog claims that a 2002 interview with French researcher Alain Bentolila claims that kids offered up "Reading is for (bundles of stick)s" (in French!) as an explanation of why they weren't interested in reading, but the interview's no longer hosted.  May or may not have been the source of the quote behind the Americanized version of the meme.)


And this was just such an epic parody I had to include it here.

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