Paul Ryan tried to teach me how to high-five. I hit his wife with my forearm.
People will long remember Mitt Romney’s politically tone-deaf attack on half the nation’s population for being losers, leeches, and moochers because he accurately articulated the right-wing worldview.
That’s the kind of press money can’t buy. When you’re working in public radio, you don’t have any money to advertise. That would have been awesome. And I was watching the debate and thinking “Please say us, please say us.” And I know we were just not quite big enough. I knew that if he mentioned the car guys [from Car Talk] or Morning Edition, and I was just like ugh, we are so second tier! We are almost there.