Saturday, July 11, 2009

Brian Kilmeade Responds to Study on Marriage, the Swedes

This actually happened live on TV.

Granted, Brian Kilmeade is the comic, but still.

To get a sense of what it is the people involved in this video are talking about, refer to this recent study on marriage in Sweden.

A paragraph notes:

"Inevitably, the subject turns to sex and marriage. I'll never forget asking one group what they thought of marriage in a country where most educated young people (and half go to university) don't get married or bear children until they are well over 30. A young woman gave me a thoughtful answer and so I asked her, "What are you looking for in a husband?" Without batting an eye or pausing for thought, she answered: "Three things. One, he must be good in bed. Two, he must be a good father. Three, when we divorce, he mustn't be bitter."

Read the gripping article in its entirety here.


And drumroll please....

Here is Brian Kilmeade's close reading and insightful interpretation of said article.
BROWN HAIRED GUY: We keep marrying other species and other ethnics--


GRETCHEN CARLSON: Are you sure you are not suffering from some of the causes of dementia right now?

BRIAN KILMEADE: The problem is the Swedes have pure genes. They marry other Swedes, that's the rule. Finns marry other Finns; they have a pure society. In America we marry everybody. We will marry Italians and Irish.

DAVE BRIGGS: This study does not apply?

BRIAN KILMEADE: Does not apply to us.

[pause]

DAVE BRIGGS: Huh.






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4 comments:

Sean said...

WOW!
The study itself is interesting. Sweden's social atmosphere is notably different from that of other places.
But, the 'WOW' goes to Kilmeade's comment about 'ethnics' and 'species.'
WOW-WOW

Anonymous said...

Species? Species?! I am speechless.

JJ said...

Wise chap, this one.

Nicki said...

I'm assuming the brown-haired guy is Kilmeade. I cannot believe he said what he did.
Is he a comic, btw?