As everyone knows, once you get old you're allowed to say anything you want to anyone you want to at any given time. Period. It's one of the biggest perks of aging! Few people, however, have wielded this privilege as well as Wyoming's former Republican Senator, Alan Simpson, of "Snoopy Snoopy Poop Dogg" fame.
Simpson's now tackling more serious political issues than his dislike of rap music, and took to Hardball to slam what he views as hypocritical policies in his former party. A few choice quotes:
– "Who the hell is for abortion? I don't know anybody running around with a sign that says, have an abortion, they're wonderful. They're hideous. But they're a deeply intimate and personal decision, and I don't think men legislators should even vote on the issue."
– "We have homophobes in our party. That's disgusting to me. We're all human beings. We're all God's children. … [Former Pennsylvania senator Rick] Santorum has said some cruel things, cruel, cruel things about homosexuals. Ask him about it. See if he attributes the cruelness of his remarks years ago. Foul."
– "I'm not sticking with people who are homophobic, anti-women, you know, moral values while you're diddling your secretary while you're giving a speech on moral values. Come on. Get off of it."
Major props to Simpson both for keeping it more real than anyone in politics and for his unexpected use of the word "diddling." Check out the full clip above, and let us know what you think in the comments.