Indicating ignorance on a subject
to be somehow legitimate because "I wasn't born
As when confronted by Paul Begala, on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher, with the fact that Ronald Reagan
blamed his problems
on Jimmy Carter for many years, Meghan McCain
responded, "I wasn't born
yet, so I wouldn't know."
To which Begala replied, "I wasn't born
during the French Revolution but I know about it!"
my friend Daniel, "Who's bigger, Michael Jackson
or Elvis Presley?"
Daniel: "Who's Elvis Presley?"
Me: "The King of Rock and Roll? Hello? '50s, 60s, 70s?"
Daniel: "How should I know? I wasn't even born then!"
Me: "Dude. Are you seriously pulling a Meghan