April 17, 2006

Grover Norquist, the Wonder Bread Boy, Thinks the French Stink

On this morning's C-SPAN Washington Journal, Grover Norquist, the extremist, loudmouth bully-boy of Washington lobbyists, described how heavily the French people are taxed which, he said, explains "why they can't afford soap." Then, with a twinkle in his eye, he asked the host whether he could say such a thing on the air and the host said: "You just did."

It takes pretty colossal hubris for a man who looks like an unwashed homeless person living on Wonder Bread to make such a comment, but it does illustrate the ignorance at the heart of many Americans' views of other countries.


thepoetryman said...

It is amazing many American's views on other countries are views made without ever seeing or understanding or knowing squat about! Aggghhhhhh!

Dicky Neely said...

Grover Norquist once again demonstrates his collossal arrogance and ignorance.
How much money does he have? Why would anyone take him seriously?

Sarah said...

Well, take some solace in the fact that at least a small percentage of Europeans understand that not all Americans are complete ignorant morons. I have many friends and acquaintances from France, Germany, Italy, England, Romania, etc. They do seem to realize that many decent Americans feel that their country and its moral identity have been hijacked. They pity us, really.