Monday, March 19, 2012


Thought Sounds in My Head

Rick Santorum: “See, I always believed that when you run for president of the United States, it should be illegal to read off a TelePrompter. Because, all you’re doin’ is readin’ somebody else’s words.

Stephen Colbert: “Yes! It should be illegal. Voters cannot trust candidates who have somebody else’s words in their mouths. That’s why no ventriloquist’s dummy has been nominated since the dark days of Charlie McCarthyism. I believe we cannot stop at TelePrompters. I reject all prewritten words. That’s why I’m against reading books. I mean, books are a lie. When I read words it makes thought-sounds in my head like I’m thinking them!”

The Colbert Report, March 14, 2012

• Editorial Comment: There just aren’t enough of those thought-sounds in this election cycle.

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1 comment:

  1. What exactly was going on with Mitt Romney during his speech last night? Addressing his supporters in Schaumburg, Illinois after his swift win in the Illinois primary, Romney stumbled his way through his remarks, making