Sometimes a zinger in a speech captures the essence of all the other verbiage put together.
“I get it, I get it. We’ve got to address the elephant that’s not in the room.”
(Hasan Minhaj, host of the White House Correspondent’s dinner this year.
It got better, especially with the rest of the thought aimed at president Trump who did not attend:
“The leader of our country is not here. And that’s because he lives in Moscow. It is a very long flight.
“I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you’re no Jack Kennedy.”
The context was the VP debates; Dan Qayle had likened himself to JFK and was treated to a delicious zinger by Bensten.
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