not-quite snowclone

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 5 00:14:04 UTC 2013

 From the lips of the spokesman for the National Republican Senatorial
Campaign Commission, Brad Dayspring:

> "Alison Lundergan Grimes seems incapable of articulating her own
> thoughts, and faced with questions, either directly parrots the
> talking points handed to her by [Sen.] Chuck Schumer or she babbles
> incoherently and stares blankly into the camera as though she’s a
> freshman in high school struggling to remember the CliffsNotes after
> forgetting to read her homework assignment."

In further comments to The Hill he then referred to Grimes as "an empty

As someone had remarked in the comments on TPM, "We have witnessed the
birth of a new cliche."


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