Georgia Senator Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) on the Florida Gator vanity plate:
… Initial opposition from state Sen. Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) was not enough to thwart the drive. Johnson had contested the plan for reasons of safety, noting that, “A car up on blocks cannot move.”
Haw haw! More wit from the man:
“We’ve had some fun with them — a prestige tag and Florida tag are oxymorons,” Johnson said.
It could be said that there’s a fine line between oxymorons and plain old morons, especially here in the Peach State. But this kind of banter isn’t limited to the comic geniuses in Atlanta – although it’s being inspired by the comic geniuses in Atlanta.
For an example of what I’m referring to, here’s what passes for political comedy in Tennessee.
… But Tennessee state Rep. Andy Berk said not so fast.
“My first thought was maybe we can settle this over a game of college football, but that would be unfair to the citizens of Georgia,” he said.
Tee frickin’ hee.
Stick to your day jobs, gents. There can’t be that many idiot voters to whom this crap is appealing.