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Early favorite for convention lowlight

George McGovern's rambling, periodically offensive speech.

First, McGovern praises his namesake, MA congressman Jim McGovern, for campaigning with Bill Clinton during the impeachment fight, when other Democratic congressmen shunnned him. He sets the stage as follows:

[Clinton] had fallen under the allure of a female intern. Yielding to this ancient temptation, as even the great psalmist of the Bible, King David, had done...

A few minutes later, during what seems to be an attempt to talk about gay marriage, McGovern cracks a joke about shepherds living in the South Dakota hills (?) who have sex with their sheep.

Time for the gong, folks.


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