Ed Driscoll

The Return Of The Primitive. Or The Blue Man Group. Or Both.

Great moments in intraparty rivalries: Then: Ronald Reagan’s “I’m paying for this microphone” soundbite, which helped him to best fellow Republican George H.W. Bush and ultimately win the presidency in 1980.

Now: J.D. Hayworth photoshops an image of John McCain into the Na’vi from James Cameron’s Avatar. Or as Allahpundit writes, “And so it came to be that the hottest Senate primary in the country devolved into an argument over what is and isn’t insulting to an indigenous culture that doesn’t actually exist. Except in America’s hearts.”