Alan Simpson suffers a “Barbara Bush Moment”
"Parents are asking 'what do I get my kid, 'cause I don't even know their language,'" says one of those weekend pinch-hitting Fox and Friends hosts whose name we can never remember, introducing a segment on high-tech toys for tots and teens. The same could be said of Alan Simpson with regard to the "kids" today. He doesn't even know the language of the GOPs tech-savvy offspring, the Tea Party. More below. (Above: Talking turkey in the Thanksgiving Kitchen Down East.)
By Sissy Willis of sisu
"You don't want to listen to Keith Olbermann and Rush Babe and Rachel Minnow or whatever that is, and Glenn Beck. They're entertainers," counsels Alan Simpson, co-chair of President Obama's debt commission, in an unwittingly self-revelatory Barbara Bush Moment of noblesse oblige cluelessness. As with Bar's outspoken authenticity, we used to love Simpson's eye-twinkling manner of politically incorrect straight shooting, but now the old boy is talking straight past us …
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