Discussion: McConnell: Battle For Senate Control Is 'Like A Knife Fight In A Phone Booth'

like a “knife fight in a phone booth.”

I hate McConnell, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t love that metaphor. The imagery is fantastic.

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I’d like to see him against OJ if we can pick the combatants.

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‘Phonebooth’ is pretty much so last century, though

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And Harry Reid is going for his Koch.

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It’s not that poor Turtle is in a knife fight in a phone booth… it’s just that his knife is, well

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You see, back in primordial times, telephones were the size of shoeboxes.

They were tethered to walls by these things called “cords”, and had spring-loaded disks – with holes around the periphery – which you “dialed” to place calls.

And this sort of upright, glass coffin was located on every street corner so that…

Oh, forget it – nobody’s ever gonna believe this…

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Yep, credit where it’s due…

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I am reminded of this,

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Spork fight in a glass case of emotion?

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If you’re driving down a country road, and you see a telephone booth perched on a post, with a turtle inside having a knife-fight with a phone book - it didn’t get there by itself.

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What a lovely metaphor…
Does this jackass, like his booby party nomineeeeee, realize the American public and the world want stability or just the sound of it?

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Trump and the GOP are for the birds.

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And you’re armed with a toothpick there McTurtle.

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Great Grandpa, what’s a phone booth?

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Turtle ought to know about knife-fights…

…Dog knows he’s stabbed the Prez in the back often enough…

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Hahaha, you beat me to it!!

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Here’s a partial list of some other metaphors the Senator had ready to go in case the phone booth one didn’t work:

It’s like a monster fight in a gymnasium with a lot of prestige.
It’s like a flame war on a reddit page.
It’s like a cheer-off and there’s no cheerocracy.
It’s like a chair fight in a cage match.
It’s like Biggie and Tupac riding together in the carpool lane.
It’s like a dance-off at some artsy liberal school in New York or someplace like that.
It’s like two people singing I Will Survive on the same night at a Karaoke bar.
It’s like a hot dog-eating contest at a fat camp.
It’s like whenever Angelina and Jen are in the same room.
It’s like the Senate.

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It’s a changing room for Clark Kent.

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McConnell is of course well-poised for a knife fight. At a moment’s notice he’ll retract his limbs and head into that protective shell of his, known as the double-standard that allows GOPers to simply not comment on their support for possibly the most despicable human to be nominated by a major party in our nation’s history.

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