Monday, July 27, 2009

File Under, "Not Much Better"

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said last week that we needed the F-22 fighter*to help deal with the security threat from India. You might be aware that India is officially an ally of the United States. I certainly hope Cornyn is, since he's a co-chair of the Senate India Caucus.

Well, sly pol that he is, Cornyn had his spokesman clear things up today in an interview with the Times of India:

"Senator Cornyn misspoke, saying 'India' when he meant to say 'China.'"

China. That big country we began a summit with today.

That country that keeps lending us money.

Suddenly Joe Biden seems quite the smooth talker.

*Remember? The planes that cost $350 million each and that you can't fly when it's raining?

1 comment:

Elaine Lorraine said...

I'm going to send him some samosas stuffed with laxatives.

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