Well, the mystery man turned out to be none other than Dan Quayle.
— Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) November 29, 2016
Quayle served under former President George. H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, but was most known for his mindless ramblings that could only be compared to Trump.
If you’re too young to remember, or if like most Americans, you’ve tried your best to block this man from your memory, here is a refresher of some of the most stupid Quayle Quotes. You’ll soon understand why a Trump-Quayle pairing of any kind would be disastrous.
The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history. I mean, we all lived in this century. I didn’t live in this century, but in this century’s history.
We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe.
I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
We’re going to have the best-educated American people in the world.
What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
I stand by all the misstatements that I’ve made.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend towards more freedom and democracy, but that could change.
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.
Bank failures are caused by depositors who don’t deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
This is truly, but a sample. If you want more, give Tina Dupoy’s Twitter advice a try:
For millennials: In the early days of the Internet, if you typed “stupid things” into a search engine, it was all Dan Quayle quotes.
— Tina Dupuy (@TinaDupuy) November 29, 2016
When it comes to Trump’s cabinet appointments, the hits just keep on coming… let’s hope he just wants Quayle to be his water boy.