04/07/15 - 4:34pm
The competition is stiff, but clearly the latest prize winner for the most inane public comment is Sen. Tom Cotton, the newbie from Arkansas who is quickly endearing himself to Republican hard-liners everywhere with his extremism. There he was, appearing with Wolf Blitzer on CNN, when the conversation turned to the embarrassing legislative attempts in Indiana and his home state to justify discrimination against gays in the name of protecting religion. Protect against what, you might ask? It’s a fair question, but let’s not drift from Sen. Cotton’s shining moment.