Friday, September 23, 2011

2012 Watch - Quote of the Day Edition

Frankly, there really wasn't much to say about last nights debate. A couple of quick thoughts though:

1) Though I'd rather see the nation run by a rock or a twig or a parrot or a can of beans, I think that Perry's defense of allowing the children of undocumented immigrants access to cheaper in-state tuition was spot on. There is no good reason to deny children that were brought somewhere through no fault of their own, a chance at improving there lives. He characterized it as heartless and I agree. I'd go further and say that it's destructive: the last thing any country needs is a population of two year olds doomed to spend the rest of their life in second class status.

2) The GOP booed a soldier. The sexuality of said soldier is irrelevant. They booed a soldier and they're probably gonna have some 'splainin' to do.

And finally, your Quote of the Day concerning the debate. From Reason:

Speaking of dogs, that’s who this debate was for. Literally. The Fox News anchors who moderated the showdown announced early on that they’d changed the time’s-up sound from the last debate after multiple complaints that the previous ding sounded too much like a doorbell—and was freaking out viewers’ puppies.

I was wondering about that Google bonk noise...

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