The Fredo Delusion and the Reagan Observation

Story (Hirono’s plaint)
Historical ref (Reagan, quote corrected in cartoon)
Cultural ref (Fredo’s “I’m smart”, The Godfather, Part-II)
Previously, on KisP (see: update & Claire’s comment)
First one picked up by Pookie’s Toons


  1. Jess
    Posted December 6, 2018 at 1:46 pm |

    Of course she’s smart. If you don’t believe it, just ask her.

  2. Veeshir
    Posted December 6, 2018 at 2:35 pm |

    Joe Biden, Senator Dunning and Senator Kruger agree!

  3. dick, not quite dead white guy
    Posted December 6, 2018 at 8:18 pm |

    Maybe Maizie and Ocasional Cortex should be regulars on The View.
    Can you imagine? I’d have to take some heavy drugs to endure a half hour of that.

  4. Lord of the Fleas
    Posted December 6, 2018 at 10:47 pm |

    This would be a case where the Honourable Senatrix is presumed gormless until proven intelligent?

    Or something like that? (Since that seems to be her approach to accusations (at least vis-a-vis Brett Kavanaugh…)