Ackerman: ‘How Do We Pull Out When Your Mission Is To Stay In?’
No, not me — Queens Congressman Gary Ackerman, who looks like a human-frog hybrid. He might have set the record for the most cliches and mixed metaphors per questioner. “We’re they’re because we’re there because we’re there because we’re there, and that’s it.”
Also: “How do we pull out when your mission is to stay in?” And also a Sisyphus reference. “Maybe the hill is a little bit higher.” And: “We haven’t had that since we played in the playground, but you get a re-do.” He’s trying to ask how we know we’ve won. “No one is gonna hand you a revolver. No one’s gonna hand you a sword.”
It’s pretty embarrassing that this guy shares a last name with me. Brooklyn beats Queens.