10 years ago
Languishing! Goddamn campaign is
languishing! We need a shot inna
arm! Hear me, boys? Inna goddamn
ARM! Election held tomorra, that
sonofabitch Stokes would win it in a
Well he's the reform candidate, Daddy.
Pappy narrows his eyes at him, wondering what he's getting
Well people like that reform. Maybe
we should get us some.
Pappy whips off his hat and slaps at Junior with it.
I'll reform you, you soft-headed
sonofabitch! How we gonna run reform
when we're the damn incumbent!
He glares around the table.
Zat the best idea any you boys can
come up with? REEform?! Weepin' Jesus
on the cross! Eckard, you may as
well start draftin' my concession
speech right now.
Eckard grunts as he starts to rise.
Pappy whips him back down with his hat.
I'm just makin' a point, you stupid
As he settles back Eckard looks around the table and helpfully
Pappy just makin' a point here, boys.
Say, I gotten idee.
What sat, Junior?
We could hire us a little fella even
Pappy whips at him with his hat.
Y'ignorant slope-shouldered sack a
guts! Why we'd look like a buncha
braggin' on our own midget! Don't
matter how stumpy! And that's the
goddamn problem right there - people
think this Stokes got fresh ideas,
he's oh coorant and we the past.
Problem a p'seption.
Reason why he's pullin' ah pants
Gonna paddle ah little bee-hind.
Ain't gonna paddle it; he's gonna
kick it real hard.
With his mouth forming an O around his dropping cigar, Pappy
looks sadly from one to the other, like a spectator at a
particularly boring tennis match.
No, I believe he's a-gonna paddle
Well now, I don't believe assa
Well, that's how I characterize it.
Well, I believe it's mawva kickin'
Pullin' ah pants down...