Hardball | December 20, 2012
>>> the "sideshow." first, why are the folks at "new york magazine" comparing sarah palin to groucho marx ? well, it has something to do with this famous groucho line. i don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member. here is palin weighing in on "time" magazine's selection of president obama for person of the year.
>> time magazine i think there's some irrelevancy there to tell you the truth. consider their list of the most influential people 234 the country and in the world, some who have made that list, yours truly. that ought to tell you something right there.
>> that ought to tell you something right there. there's the groucho connection. she can't be on board with the pick because they considered her back in 2008 .
>>> humor columnist andy borough wits went in a different direction saying mitt romney could be person of the year if the year was 1912 . he wrote a man of the year spoof. quote, even though his quest for the presidency was unsuccess 68, mr. romney's ideas about foreign policy , taxation, wealth inequality, and women's rights typified the years 1912 as no one else has. mr. romney could not be reached for comment. a spokesman said because he was traveling around the world visiting his money.
>>> next, victor for science. louisiana governor bobby jindal has a history of backing legislation that supports teaching creationism in public schools but one new orleans school district is saying no thanks. school officials voted in favor of new rules out of concern that state law could open up the door to including creationism in science classes. they refuse to follow in the footsteps of texas which sets the standard for many schools. the approved rule states, quote no, history textbook shall be approved which has been adjusted in accordance with the state of texas revisionist guidelines. no teacher of any discipline of science shall teach creationism or intelligent design in classes designated as science classes. bt fats prevail. wonderful.
>>> the political low light from last night's miss universe competition 37 the contestant from venezuela fielded a question about what new law she would want to put in place. she chose 23409 to answer through a translator but you might find yourself hoping something got lost in translation .
>> if you could make a new law, what would it be and explain why?
>> i think that we should have a straight way to go in our similar or -- in our live. for example, i am a -- and i think the best that i can take is the way that i wait for it. so please do our only low that we can do. thank you, vegas.
>> even though she earned zer o points for that answer, overall scores put her in third place. miss usa won.
>>> up next, the benghazi hearings and the state department is now in the eye of the storm . you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. imagine