Instead of watching the Lincoln Of Our Time give his 573rd Gettysburg Address-like speech, I watched the Westminster Kennel Club dog show.

Trust me, I made the right choice.

I did watch Marco Rubio, who gave a fine speech, and who took a sip of water during his speech and thereby proved how vapid and childish our media is (and frankly, even people on our side of the Twitter aisle who seized on it).

Rocky used to love watching dog shows, constantly trying to get in back of the TV to see where they were coming from.  The two lugs we have now just slept through it.

The star of the night was “GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari” a.k.a. “Banana Joe,” an Affenpinscher who took Best in Show:

Proving once again that dogs are better than people.