Remember the Benham brothers? I barely do. Here’s how Dave Weigel described them:
Earlier this year, twins/perfect specimens of humanity David and Jason Benham were supposed to be launching a new TV show. The brothers had been insanely successful in the real estate business, and HGTV was going to make them the stars of Flip It Forward, an inspirational show about the process. But the brothers were done in after People for the American Way’s Right Wing Watch dug up video and links of David protesting outside an abortion clinic, decrying the “tyrannical bondage of Islam,” and comparing those who would give up the fight against gay marriage to those umbrella-wavers who appeased Hitler.
It was a micro version of the Duck Dynasty controversy, less well-known because, well, the show never launched. But the brothers were popular speakers at this past weekend’s FAMiLY Leader summit, showing off energy and comic skills that put some of the dour political speakers to shame.
Now that we all know who they are, here is the much ballyhooed tweet:
Well, I always knew PBJ was a lightweight…
That is all