Example: [Collected via e-mail, August 2010]
Oh my God, look at you. Anyone else hurt in the accident?
Seriously, Senator Reid has a face of a Saint - A Saint Bernard.
Now I know why they call you the arithmetic man. You add partisanship, subtract pleasure, divide attention, and multiply ignorance.
Reid is so physically unimposing, he makes Pee Wee Herman look like
And Reid's so dumb, he makes Speaker Pelosi look like an intellectual.
Nevada is soooo screwed!
If I were less polite, I'd say Reid makes Kevin Federline look successful.
Speaking of the Speaker... Nancy Pelosi, hubba, hubba!
Hey baby, you must've been something before electricity.
Seriously, the Speaker may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. She really is an idiot.
Madame Speaker... want to make twelve bucks the hard way?
Pelosi says she's not partisan, but her constituents call her Madame Pelossilini.
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Origins: Don Rickles is probably both the oldest and the best known practitioner of the entertainment genre known as the "insult comic," and one of the very few to sustain a successful career in that field across several decades. His
The above-referenced collection of insult jokes about current politicians (all of them Democrats), many of them poking fun at their targets' physical appearances, are fashioned in the approximation of Rickles' comedic style, which has led many readers who have encountered them out of their original context to mistakenly believe they originated with the famous comedian. However, they don't really fit the Don Rickles
In fact, this collection is the work not of Don Rickles but rather is a satirical political piece (entitled "Don Rickles Roasts