On last night’s Real Time, Bill Maher explained that “loony” Rep. Michele Bachmann and “brilliant” Justice Antonin Scalia are really “the exact same idiot” — they believe the same kind of supernatural bullshit, after all:
I love this bit:
It would be one thing if Mr. Scalia sold pizza for a living, but this is a man we go to to interpret our laws. It’s like smelling a gas leak and calling an exorcist!
You see the world divided into teams of good and evil and suspect the wily one may be on the side of them, and when you start seeing compromising with your opponents as a compromise with evil, well, there’s your Tea Party.