Priebus in Wonderland

Alice felt dreadfully puzzled. The Hatter’s remark seemed to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English. – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Screenshot of The Mad Hatter from the trailer ...

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus must feel like Alice this week, after Democrats and the media snatched from his grasp and plunged through the rabbit hole with his straightforward point on Democrat absurdity. Let’s start with a Politico story:

Dems hit RNC chief for comparing GOP gender gap to a ‘war on caterpillars’

The headline completely mischaracterizes his statement. When conservative commentators criticize Republicans for not managing the media more deftly, they should keep this example in mind. It must be difficult to keep your wits about you when the seemingly normal tea party you are attending can instantaneously transition to one of the Mad Hatter’s, with everyone immediately playing along.  Here is what Priebus actually said:  Continue reading