Absurd Comparisons By Real People Using Famous People
Monday, January 30, 2012
The Dick Cheney of glam rock
"Oh, another health crisis for Bret. Maybe while they're repairing his heart they can pull his head out of his ass. He's quickly becoming the Dick Cheney of glam rock." (Jan. 11, 2012, Blabbermouth.net)
Everybody is the Rosa Parks of something—or at least the Michael Phelps, Cap'n Crunch, Dick Cheney, Elmer Fudd, or Paris Hilton of whatever. This blog collects examples of the adaptable idiom "X is the Y of Z", which is a snowclone. Feel free to use these descriptions when discussing your beautiful children, longtime companions, sworn enemies, favorite foods, and elected congress-scum.