I don’t mean to cast aspersions on short people. (I’m only five foot zero myself.) But I have a totally unsubstantiated theory, and here it is: Republican politicians are, on average, shorter than Democratic politicians. (Can you think of a better explanation for the over-compensating machismo and braggadocio that run rampant throughout the Republican party?)
Case in point: Rudy “Bald Ego” Giuliani, who out-did himself Wednesday during his European tour:
LONDON – Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani bragged about his international celebrity Wednesday on a trans-Atlantic campaign trip in which he schmoozed with conservative idol Margaret Thatcher.
“I’m probably one of the four or five best known Americans in the world,” Giuliani told a small group of reporters at a posh London hotel as onlookers gathered in the lobby to gawk at actor Dustin Hoffman who was on a separate visit.
And that leads me to my latest haiku:
The Rudy Complex
By Madeleine Begun Kane
About how famous he is.
So who’s ready to fund my “Are Republicans Shorter Than Democrats” study? Nobody? How about my “Are Republicans Balder Than Democrats” study? [tags]GOP Braggart, Mayor Rudy Guiliani, Overcompensation, Republican Humor, Height, Macho Politicians[/tags]