Friday, July 13, 2018

When the GOP was less terrifying.

Dan Quayle vs Bensten 1988 US VP Debate Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy
Remember when Dan Quayle, former US Vice President (1989 to 1993), was the biggest GOP embarrassment?
Dan Quayle OK sign If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking, 'Do you want fries with that?' - John Cleese
That was amusing . . .
Dan Quayle, Senator of Indiana and President Ronald Reagan

and kind of charming . . . 
Dan Quayle takes on Murphy Brown. Three quotes showing it didn't go well. At least he has a sense of humor
in that Dan does have a sense of humor about himself . . .
Dan Quayle shakes hands with supporters at Huntington High School in Huntington Ind April 14 1999 after announcing he would seek the presidency for the 2000 election
 and he was MUCH LESS TERRIFYING . . . 
Bush found Trump’s overtures "strange and unbelievable".
than the current biggest GOP embarrassment.  
Dan Quayle, ridding the golden elevator at Trump tower. @HowardMortman
When asked in 2016, whether he would be comfortable as Trump's running mate:  
I'm now much older and, quite frankly I'm not sure how conservative I am these days compared to where the party might be today. - Dan Quayle
Dan Quayle spells  potatoe at a school visit
A gem for those of us old enough to follow Gore and Quayle (because this quote is hilarious):  
If Al Gore invented the internet, I invented spell check. - Dan Quayle 

The best of the many Dan Quayle quotes. (Don't miss the final one.) 
Dan Quayle and George WH Bush shaking hands. Dan Quayle’s difficulty embracing the Vice Presidency
This President is going to lead us out of this recovery. - Dan Quayle
Dan Quayle quotes What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
That's the really neat thing about Dan Quayle, as you must have realized from the first moment you looked into those lovely blue eyes: impeachment insurance. - Barbara Ehrenreich
Dan Quayle quote about war in the middle east. Iraq war protest
  I was known as the chief grave robber of my state. - Dan Quayle
Dan Quayle VP quotes about NASA George HW Bush visiting NASA
Mars is essentially in the same orbit... Mars is somewhat the same distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe. - Dan Quayle 
Dan Quayle and Marilyn Quayle with Prince Charles and Princess Diana 13 November 1990
I am a public school graduate. Given the poor state of public schools it is obvious why everybody makes all those jokes about me. - Dan Quayle
Dan Quayle Offical photo of Fmr. Vice President (1989-93)
The other day [the President] said, I know you've had some rough times, and I want to do something that will show the nation what faith that I have in you, in your maturity and sense of responsibility. Would you like a puppy? - Dan Quayle
Dan Quayle, Vice President performs a microphone check at the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego. (Los Angeles Times)
When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there. - Dan Quayle 
Dan Quayle funny face. I deserve respect for the things I did not do. - Dan Quayle
I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican.  - Dan Quayle

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