October 26, 2009

“A House Divided” – the Political Pundits Versions


“A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.”
       Abraham Lincoln 
       Speech at the Republican State Convention, June 16, 1858 


“A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half smart and half stupid.”
       Keith Olbermann
       Liberal media pundit
       Comment on Republican Congressman Joe Wilson yelling "You lie! at President Obama
       On MSNBC's Countdown TV show, Sept. 10, 2009


“Over 50% of the African-American community now believes that the cure of AIDS exists but the Government won’t release it because AIDS kills poor people. That’s frightening. A house divided against itself cannot fail.”
       Glenn Beck
       Conservative media pundit
       On his radio show, March 24, 2008 


“A house divided against itself cannot stand, but it's worth squat in this market anyway.”
       Stephen Colbert
       The supposedly faux political pundit
       On his Colbert Report TV show, Jan. 13, 2009

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