Jimmy Carter: Jimmy Carter Is The Best Ex-President Ever
America's most adorable former President, Jimmy Carter, is making the teevee rounds today because he has a new book he wants to sell. But teevee production staffs do not mind all the work they're going to have to do trying to get that old-peanut stench out of their couches, as Carter seems to have drunk some fermented peanut juice this morning by accident and has GONE ROGUE.On The View, he told the ladies he doesn't care that he shits on Ted Kennedy in his new book even though Ted Kennedy is dead, that he identifies with the passion of the Teabaggers, and that he's releasing this book because he needs the money. Later, he told Brian Williams, "I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents."
He forgot to tag a "motherfuckers" to the end of that, but the Bushes and Clinton get the point. Carter said this thing because Brian Williams tried to make him sad about how nobody likes him:
BRIAN WILLIAMS: The last photo of you with your-- fellow former presidents, you were well off to the side on the right. And I thought to myself, well, there's-- there's a possible metaphor. (LAUGHTER) What is it-- about you, you think, the way you've-- decided to conduct your life and post-presidency? Do you feel listened to? Do you feel-- that you receive your due? Or do you feel, in fact, apart from the crowd?
JIMMY CARTER: No. I-- I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents. Primarily because of the activism and the-- and the injection of working at the Carter Center and in international affairs, and to some degree, domestic affairs, on energy conservation, on-- on environment, and things of that kind. We're right in the midst of the-- of the constant daily debate.
... So I-- I feel that have an advantage over many other former presidents in being involved in daily affairs that have shaped the policies of our nation and the world.
That was very mean of Brian Williams to do, but we certainly hope this leads to Carter getting his own show on MSNBC that is singularly devoted to shitting on other ex-presidents and what they do with their spare time. That and shitting on Ted Kennedy even though he is dead. Sassy Jimmy Carter is the best Jimmy Carter. [The Page]