My latest column for the Bayou Brief is online. In case you’re wondering what a Neelyism is, here’s a nifty definition:
Neelyism (noun): a scripted aphorism made by chronic kibitzer and soundbite machine Sen. John Neely Kennedy.
I’ve never created a noun before. I’m as proud as Octodad before he was thrown out the house.
You may have heard that Neely isn’t running for Gret Stet Goober. I was already compiling Neelyisms but his withdrawal made it a hot topic. Thanks, Senator.
I’m hoping my noun creation will lead others to refer to the Senator as Neely. In politics, there’s only one John Kennedy, and his middle initial was F, not N.
The last word goes to this splendid image created by my publisher, Lamar White Jr,. and the fine folks at the Bayou Brief: