Alan Simpson

Cranky Old Coot Alan Simpson Gives ‘Wretched’ Seniors Group a Piece of His Mind

Eighty year-old Alan Simpson, who typically saves his Grandpa Simpson outbursts for Grover Norquist, would prefer it if the California Alliance of Retired Americans quit their rambling, sat back and chewed their Jell-O slowly, and let the coherent adults handle the nation's fiscal crisis:  Alan Simpson, a co-chairman of President Obama’s fiscal commission, has lashed […]

Grover Norquist Denies Having Republican Congressional Members By Their Pubes

Republican Party HMFIC Grover Norquist was on 60 Minutes last night and Steve Kroft did his best to pull one over on him but as you might expect, GGN took all the questions like the K 12th Street gangsta that he is.


Lots of great moments to note. Some of my personal favorites:

1. Bob Dole’s face at ~1:30.

2. Newt Gingrich’s horrendous handwriting

3. Rat heads in the Coke bottle are quite a stunning image.

4. Two words: Grover, Babe

5. Let’s be real here: The President of Americans for Tax Reform doesn’t take the metro.

And Jesus, is Alan Simpson a grumpy old coot or what? Other observations are welcome at this time.

Former Senator Alan Simpson Is Having Trouble Expressing His Thoughts on Grover Norquist

“What kind of a nut is this guy?” former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson said of Norquist.

He told an audience at Wednesday’s Peter G. Peterson Foundation fiscal summit that Norquist was “some guy just wandering around the swamps taking a pledge from people when America was flush, and then pushing people like Orrin Hatch off the cliff as if he were a commie.” Simpson has said similar things to Norquist’s face. [The Hill]