About his ideology: “I’m not a liberal, I’m a radical!”
About liberals and conservatives: “Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they’ve stolen.”
‘I’m not a liberal, I’m a radical.’ Perfect, just perfect.
He also discussed the latest in fashion, the McCarthy jacket. ”It’s a lot like the Eisenhower jacket except it’s got one extra zipper that goes over the mouth.”
Simply put, Mort Sahl reinvented stand-up comedy.
And, he found the press compliant in 2003…. he was also on the teaching staff as a visiting professor at Claremont McKenna College in the fall of 2007, teaching a class entitled, ‘The Revolutionary’s Handbook.’ I’ve actually heard of this particular college having looked into the Claremont School of Theology a bit ago which is also under the Claremont colleges umbrella.