There was a very funny, light-hearted moment on ABC's This Week Sunday when Democratic strategist Donna Brazile jokingly endorsed George Will as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential running mate.
Will returned the favor responding, "I would pick someone 30 years younger than I am" (video follows with transcript and commentary, file photo):
DONNA BRAZILE: You know, George, I would pick George Will, because he's a reliable, consistent conservative. I've known George for many, many years. He could stand up to the scrutiny, and he's solid on all of those things that matters to conservatives. Thank you.
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, HOST: What are you going to do with that endorsement, George?
GEORGE WILL: I would pick someone 30 years younger than I am, which is Paul Ryan or Bobby Jindal, who's been a governor. I think Mr. Romney needs some kind of excitement, that is, go young, go conservative, and go someone who's so deeply in the weeds on the entitlement crisis that the country's having, and, finally, look forward to, say, Paul Ryan debating Joe Biden.
Yes, I'd like to see that debate as well.
As for Brazile, one gets the sense that despite their political differences, there is a great mutual respect and affection between the two that bridges ideology.
It's sure nice to see that in this day of hyperpartisan bickering.
Thanks for the giggle this morning, Donna.