Quote of the Day – American Dream Edition

Quote of the Day – American Dream Edition

Their (Tea Party supporter) values are pretty much mine. I live in a town in North Alabama where there are plenty of blacks driving Mercedes and living in big houses. Only in America can someone come from a little island and live the dream. I’ve liked it, and that’s what I want for my children. [But] I saw the window closing for my own kids.

Les Phillip, candidate for Alabama’s fifth congressional district challenging Republican incumbent Parker Griffith, as reported in Glenn Reynolds’ WSJ piece, What I Saw at the Tea Party Convention

Now that I’m working again, I may have to send Mr. Phillip a campaign contribution.

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