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May the one hundred thirty ninth day at one hundred fortieth day rather of twenty twenty two hundred twenty six days remaining until we get to twenty twenty one. It was on this date in one thousand nine hundred ninety two Dan. Quayle gave a speech to the Commonwealth Club of California on the subject of the Los Angeles riots. Now in the speech. Quayle blamed the violence in la on a decay of moral values and family structure in American society. Dow In an aside he specifically cited the fictional character in the television programme Murphy Brown as an example of how popular culture contributes to this poverty of values. Saying doesn't help matters when prime time. Tv Has Murphy Brown character who supposedly epitomizes. Today's intelligent highly paid professional woman mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child on and calling. Just another lifestyle choice now. Quayle drew a firestorm of criticism feminist and liberal organizations and was widely ridiculed by late night talk show host with remark the Murphy Brown speech and the resulting media coverage damaged the Republican ticket in the nineteen ninety two presidential election and became one of the most memorable incidents of the nineteen ninety-two campaign long after the outcry had ended the comment continued to have an effect on. Us Politics Stephanie. Coons professor of family history and the author of several books essays about history of marriage says at this brief remark by quayle about Murphy. Brown kicked off more than a decade of outcries against the collapse of the family. Now in the one thousand nine hundred ninety three series premiere of Murphy Brown that Season Brown. The character watched quayle's comments on television and responded on the fictitious new show. Fyi later in the episode. She hired a truck to dump a thousand potatoes. On coils doorstep. Your member the remark about never mind if you if you do great if you don't Dan Quayle claim the that. The singular potato had Anina. Pota WHICH IS WRONG. And he was relying on a flash card that was wrong in two thousand two. Candice Bergen. The actress who played Brown said I have never really said much about the whole episode which was endless but his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did. let's see on this date in fifteen thirty six. Belinda second wife of King Henry v. Eight was beheaded the one hundred thirty ship. Strong Spanish Armada set sail for England on this date in fifteen eighty eight. It was defeated in August. The colonies of Massachusetts Bay Plymouth Conduct Connecticut and New Harbour met on this date in sixteen forty three to four New England. Confederation Congress.