Wednesday, December 14, 2011

A Choice of Charlatans

In an article for New York magazine’s Web site, Jonathan Chait distinguishes the two weak but nonetheless front-running Republican candidates for president this way:
Romney is the handsome swindler who plots to win your mother’s heart and make off with her fortune. Gingrich is like the husband who periodically gets drunk and runs off to spend a week with a stripper in a low-rent motel but always comes home in the end. Which one would you rather see your mother marry?
Read the whole article here.

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