Thursday, October 30, 2014

Our Political Races Could Be Worse, Surprisingly

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Journalists can be a little predictable and odds are, if you're running for a political office, at some point one of us will ask you what the last book you read was. Now, at this point, because most candidates have handlers and press advisors and a bunch of people they pay to help them not screw up debates and interviews, this question shouldn't be a surprise.

However, in last night's debate between Rep. Michael Grimm or his (depressingly bad) Democratic opponent Domenic Recchia, neither candidate could actually answer this softball of a question.

Thanks, Long Island, for making Arizona seem better by comparison for a bit. Always appreciated.

If this particular race sounds familiar, you might remember the (deserved) savaging these two candidates got from Jon Stewart:

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