You reap what you sow, eh?
You sit on your hands, you’re not constructive in the least. You bad-mouth every little thing that the President would try to do. You trash every bill that the Democrats propose while offering nothing in substitute or return.
And THEN the elections show up, and a swarm of pod people inspired to take your personality defects to the extreme steal your flatulent thunder. These folks, it’s not enough for them to screw their enemies: they’re out to screw America. And that means you, you Republicans.
Sen. Richard Lugar:
“I’ve been working systematically for 20 years going to Russia trying to help direct a situation in which we’re taking warheads off of missiles every day, destroying missiles that were aimed at us; destroying submarines that carried misslies up and down our coast,” said Lugar. “I’ve got to say ‘Get real’. I hear Tea Party or other people talking about they were against START. I said ‘Well, now, hang on here.'”
Aw, fuck you, Mr. Venerated Senator. Mr. Doesn’t Fax Obscenity-Spangled Tirades To The Local Sheriff. Mr. Actually Been To Russia. Mr. Can Spell ‘START.’
“[We’re saying to Lugar] thank you for what you’ve done. We respect you greatly as a person and for what you’ve done in the past. But to go forward, we feel it’s going to need to be a different candidate,” Tea Party activist Pat Miller told NewsChannel 15 in January.
Good luck with that, Dick. Colorado’s GOP Chairman? He just called it quits.
“I have loved being chairman, but I’m tired of the nuts who have no grasp of what the state party’s role is,” [Dick] Wadhams told the Post.
After the 2010 elections, who could blame him? The Republican candidate for Governor ended up being tea partier Dan Maes who, it was later discovered, was a giant whacko and liar. Their candidate for Senator was teabagger Ken Buck, a homophobe and a misogynist. The two of them torpedoed whatever chances Colorado Republicans had to seize real power.
“I have tired of those who are obsessed with seeing conspiracies around every corner and who have terribly misguided notions of what the role of the state party is while saying ‘uniting conservatives’ is all that is needed to win competitive races across the state . .”
Translation: “Closing ranks behind a poisonous candidate won’t get him elected.” If he’s too much snake to appeal to the center, your party gets fanged.
Christine O’Donnell? She’s baaa-aaack:
O’Donnell pledges PAC will counter ‘liberal’ GOP establishment
Shane D’Aprile | The Hill | 02/08/11
Former GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell launched her new political action committee Tuesday, vowing it will play a leading role in competitive primaries and counter the “liberal-controlled GOP establishment.”
You gotta love somebody so stupid as to dedicate herself to eradicating a mythical beast: The Establishment Right-Wing Left-Winger. Jackalopes, by comparison, are as common as silverfish.
. . Remember, for primary challengers to win, conservatives needs to start organizing now in 2011 – or else candidates who reflect our values won’t be able to run an effective 2012 campaign.
Conservatives needs to throw their precious political donations at someone who isn’t currently holding any office. At someone who has never, ever been elected to anything. Why? Well, she came sooooooo clooooose . .
You are the reason that President Obama came to Delaware in late 2010, diverting his attention from other states he could have campaigned in. You are the reason that a frantic White House dispatched Vice President Joe Biden, again and again, to campaign in Delaware to defeat me, who they regarded as their number one opponent . .
My friend, what you helped me do at the six week long Battle of Delaware 2010, sent shock waves throughout the nation.
Your circus campaign? Your getting routed? It sent fits of belly-laughs through the nation. But the Waterloo of Delaware is still too much and too mysterious for Witchy Woman to accept. So don’t send your Conserva-bucks to the GOP or give it to a local guy running for legislature — send it to Christine, the beautiful loser, current holder of absolutely no position or power whatsoever. Off to shoot flying monkeys with her double-barreled bananas. She’s got so much more Earth-shaking to do.
Speaking of shaking the coconuts:
Ditching unwritten rules for Senate freshmen, Paul does it his way
By Alexander Bolton | The Hill | 02/08/11
. . And, perhaps most remarkable in the clubby, well-heeled Senate, [Rand] Paul criticized [Mitch] McConnell’s cherished role model, Sen. Henry Clay (Ky.).
“. . one could argue that his compromises were morally wrong and may have even encouraged war, that his compromises meant the acceptance, during his 50 years of public life, of not only slavery, but the slave trade itself,” he added.
McConnell walked off the Senate floor in the middle of Paul’s maiden speech.
The Senate Minority Leader’s idol! How hilarious is that? The little tea-punk’s been there — what? — four weeks? Get him, Mitchell. Tear him a new one!
An aide to McConnell said the leader couldn’t attend the entire speech because of previously scheduled meetings and noted that McConnell praised it in a press release.
WHAT?! OH . . yeah. You can’t rip him, can you? It was your political recklessness that created him. Well, you and the likes of Rush Limbaugh. And now he’s popular, and you’re just old news. You reap what you sow, old man.