Shut Up, Fatty
Texas Congressman Ron Paul, the once-Libertarian-now-Republican presidential candidate, was affable enough onThe Colbert Reportlast month
Now check out this old appearance on the Morton Downey Jr. Show where he whacks an audience member who calls for a government crackdown on drugs.
“The government can’t make you a better person,” Paul says, sounding a refrain that has served him well. “It can’t make you follow good habits.”
Then he draws blood.
“Why don’t they put you on a diet?” Paul tells the guy. “You’re a little overweight.” – Todd Spivak
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