The Corner

Trent Lott, GOP Choice

Here’s what Talleyrand reportedly said about the last Bourbon rulers of France: “They have learned nothing and forgotten nothing.”

Here’s what Trent Lott reportedly said about attacks on earmarking:

“I’ll just say this about the so-called Porkbusters. I’m getting damn tired of hearing from them. They have been nothing but trouble ever since Katrina.”

I have nothing more to add.