As was mentioned before, our blog was offered the chance to ask the Congressman a few questions. We will be posting one question and answer a day for the next few days and ending with the entire text of the interview on the day of the Presidential Debate in Iowa, which McCotter should be participating in.
Here is the fourth answer and question:
SfM: If you could sum up your life in one quote, what would it be?
McCotter: “I’m not dead yet!” – from Monty Python & the Holy Grail
I couldn’t have said it better myself. At first, when I read McCotter’s answer, I laughed out loud. And then I read it to my dad because I felt like it was too good to not share. My dad’s response: immediate approval, followed by an “I want to work for this guy.”
Anyone who has been following the Fox News Debate controversy coverage might find it “too soon” for a good laugh at the poor old man’s expense. After all, the Holy Grail scene is eerily similar to the situation in Iowa. McCotter is “not dead yet.” In fact, his campaign is only about one month old. But Fox News has got him slung over its shoulder, proclaiming it’s just a matter of time before the campaign passes on. I mean, he’s not a real candidate. Have you seen his poll numbers?
And then there’s the Iowa GOP, who previously had voted unanimously to include McCotter in the debate. Can I just say, “Move over, Eric Idle.”
The weak protests of “it’s against regulations” and “he’s not dead yet” didn’t cut it in the Monty Python sketch. If only one of the muddy villagers had stood up for the poor old man before he was beaten to death…