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Eric Cantor: The Early Years

Ever wonder what House Majority Leader Eric Cantor looked like in high school? No? Well, now you know.

Cantor’s high-school yearbook page has been dredged up from the depths of the Internet. Alongside the standard-issue mullet and slack-jawed stare, there’s a surprise: The nebbish neo-Randian’s favorite quote comes from Henry Blossom, a 1900s lyricist for musical theater.

Then again, the quote itself isn’t too surprising.


I want what I want when I want it.

Some things never change.

Some things never change.