Comedy Central author Dennis DiClaudio sends up Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson, and Libertarian political philosophy generally, theoretically speaking (where he claims they both work best) in a part-hit-piece, part-enlightening opinion piece titled, “Could Gary Johnson Be 2012’s Ross Perot?” at:
Which includes the statement,
That’s why Libertarians choose to live in the magical land of “Theoretically Speaking.” After all, that’s where their policies make sense.
A comment in the comments section by Tom Mahon elaborates:
Theoretically speaking, somebody might someday be moved to carve the face of Robomney on the side of a mountain . . . and Gary Johnson would have no problem strapping on some crampons and trekking up the face of that mountain and planting the Banner of Liberty somewhere atop the ears and the well formula’ed grey sideburns of the face. Theoretically speaking.
Theoretically speaking, I think we could use some comedic relief around here on IPR as well . . .