Sunday, February 15, 2009

Endless lies and stupidity

Andrew Sullivan captures it nicely:
From the outset, the Republicans in Washington pored over the bill to find trivial issues to make hay with. They found some small funding for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases prevention; they jumped up and down about renovating the national mall; they went nuts over a proposal - wait for it - to make some government buildings more energy-efficient; they acted as if green research and federal funds for new school building were the equivalent of funding terrorism. And this after eight years in which they managed to turn a surplus into a trillion-dollar deficit and added a cool $32 trillion to the debt the next generation will have to pay for. Every now and again their chutzpah and narcissism take one’s breath away. But it’s all they seem to know.

I like the headline for his article: "Republican Taliban declare jihad on Obama." It nicely expresses their fervent animosity and zealous destructionism.

All they know is how to protect moneyed interests and destroy all else. There is no moral compass, no sense of justice, no true patriotism, and no common sense. Just fear, anger, and lashing out. Exactly what you expect when bullies (who are usually frightened mama's boys) are unmasked and cornered. They become more vicious.

Yet there is no "there" there.

They would do their nation a great favor if they would STFU.

h/t to DemfromCT
--the BB

1 comment:

Grandmère Mimi said...

Paul! I am shocked, just shocked!

The only people falling for the Republicans' shit are the Big Media and the Beltway pundits. They get farther and farther out of touch with the rest of the country.