Alan Grayson (D) has something in common with everyone’s favorite Basil Marceaux. What is it you ask?

Nefarious international schemes to murder them, naturally.


He also compared the seriousness of the death threats to “John Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X,” and “John Lennon.”


He then goes on to warn the reporter that his life is in danger from the same men who shot Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., and that if the reporter comes to visit him, she should probably bring a rifle.

One of these men is a hero to their party. One is a joke to his. I’ll let you figure out which is which.