Comment of the Day: George W. Bush, Texan?

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We wrote, with heavy heart, the 10 worst things Texas has foisted upon the modern world. One of them being George W. Bush.

One reader took exception....because Bush is no Texan.

Thenonymous wrote:

Hey, you can't fucking blame us for that last one. He was born in Connecticut, did his drunk driving in Maine, and went to high school and collage in Massachusetts. His grandfather was the senior senator from Connecticut. Hell, he didn't even have the fake accent, or the fake "ranch" until he decided to run for governor. W's a proud native son of New England, through and through.

As James MCMurtrey once said, "A good ole boy can become an intellectual, but an intellectual can never become a good ole boy. You don't get to say NOOK-ya-lur, unless your daddy did."

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