Seriously, Does This Even Qualify as a Rational Response?

ABC News is reporting some terribly important news. My friend Adam passed along this thrilling article to point out what has to be the absolute perfect quote from Sean Hannity. Why am I repeating something that this slack-jawed puppet is saying? Because it precisely communicates why he should be ignored and then we can all move on.

Apparently, Senator Barack Obama stopped wearing his American flag pin.

Thrilling, right? Glad we’re focusing on things that are of any importance. Oh man, what if he’s secretly a terrorist now? We should totally ask him:

“You don’t have the American flag pin on. Is that a fashion statement?”

I did not make that question up. Obama responded, “You know, the truth is that right after 9/11, I had a pin,” Obama said. “Shortly after 9/11, particularly because as we’re talking about the Iraq War, that became a substitute for I think true patriotism, which is speaking out on issues that are of importance to our national security, I decided I won’t wear that pin on my chest.”

All of this is pretty expected, right? Silly question that he knew would be asked is asked. He answers it. What’s so mind-bending is Sean Hannity’s response:

“Why do we wear pins? Because our country is under attack!”

I could not make stuff like this up. Is this really what masquerades for political discourse these days?

Now, with all that free time you have now, you can go read some real news.