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05 September 2008 @ 12:54 pm
The Wisdom of Lauren  
My daughter just recently turned 11, and she's developing a wonderfully dry wit. Some examples:

This morning's summary of McCain's speech at the Republican National Convention last night (complete with flat delivery):
My friends. Today we gather. To support. ME.

This summer, after I'd explained the premise of "The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and how the cyborgs from the future seek to keep John Connor from ever launching his later revolution:
Well, why don't they just kill the mother?

Last Christmas, while touring the neighborhood holiday light display:
Some people barely even try. They slap a string of lights on the house and go, "Hey, I'm done..."

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The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: heh-hehhalfshellvenus on September 5th, 2008 10:50 pm (UTC)
She is not fooled by the grandfatherly exterior.

And she also knows that he's not planning on ending the war anytime soon, which is not okay with her. ;)

I hadn't heard him speak live until about 6 months ago, and I got a "Napolean complex" vibe off of him.

Turns out, he's 5'7". Yeah. Self-explanatory. :0