DIY Blog Post
Help me out here.
If, as Mitch McConnell claimed at CPAC today, the Democrats’ 2016 “presidential ticket looks like a rerun of the Golden Girls,” given that the all-star lineup at CPAC 2013 includes in its cast Jeb Bush, Eric Cantor, Steven Crowder, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Newt Gingrich, Bobby Jindal, Michele Bachmann, Steve King, Ron Johnson, Wayne LaPierre, Dana Loesch, Reince Preibus, Sarah Palin, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Wayne Allyn Root, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Rick Santorum, Donald Trump, Scott Walker, Ben Shapiro, Allen West, the ghost of Andrew Breitbart, and Mitch himself, what rerun shows would best encapsulate:
(a) CPAC 2013?
(b) the Republicans’ prospective 2016 presidential ticket?
To give you an idea of the audience, this was the spectacular scene at Ben Shapiro’s speech
and this was the throng for Donald Trump’s
More: Wonkette highlights Mitch’s delight at his own, er, “zinger,” of which the wonders of modern technology allow me to offer screencaps:
He followed it up with:
Yeah, we ... we’ve got Rand Paul, we’ve got Marco Rubio, we’ve got Paul Ryan, and a slew of smart, young, and energetic governors ready to take America into the future.
Which got a bigger laugh than his earlier quip.