How clever is he? Clever enough to call Republicans “Repugs,” and to say that the only “Jefferson” Republicans like is Jefferson Davis.
Now that’s cleverness. And originality too. It is no surprise that Quiggin blogs for Crooked Timber, where the word “smart” is spelled S-M-U-G on the days when it is not spelled P-R-E-T-E-N-T-I-O-U-S.