With a potential political bloodbath looming in November, liberals are understandably desperate. They see it all slipping away and it shows. The grassroots groundswell of opposition to Obama’s neo-Marxist, secular-humanist agenda intensifies daily despite the left’s best efforts to silence dissent.
Commensurate with plummeting poll numbers and evaporating public trust, Democrats, media elites and the usual gaggle of left-wing pressure groups have ramped-up the unhinged “right-wing-extremist” twaddle to historically hysterical levels. For those who delight in watching the self-styled “progressive” movement implode, it’s priceless . .
Right now, Washington is scheming and scamming to erode then erase the Second Amendment from our Constitution. And it will accomplish it through the signing of international treaties on gun control, bypassing the normal legislative process in Congress, tightening regulations upon firearm and ammunition manufacturers, using the antigun financing of tycoons and ultimately confiscating all firearms under the guise of terrorism patrol and enforcement. Without public debate and cloaked in secrecy, gun control will covertly come upon us like a thief in the night. One day, we will wake up to discover that the U.S. has signed a global treaty that will prohibit any transfer of firearm ownership, force reductions in the number of firearms privately owned and eventually eradicate the planet of guns for law-abiding citizens. Of course, the criminals will still illegally have their guns. And on that day, if you do not comply with that global treaty, you will be fined and face imprisonment. This is not a fictitious story or false warning. As sure as government health care has been shoved down our throats, so will the barrels of our guns. And left with little defense, we will go as lambs to the slaughter . .
I am sick of this shit, absolutely tired of hearing it. The healthcare reform bill passed, and it was they that freaked out and screamed and attacked and shat themselves.
But the right-wing swears that nothing could possibly be worse than all the political violence we, the left, reign down upon this country every single day. We constitute a political death squad unparalleled.
To champion this trope comes Pat Buchanan. We were the problem in the sixties, so there’s no bothering with even mentioning partisan violence, ever again:
As Democrats, after a Sunday rally on the Capitol grounds, marched to the House hand-in-hand to vote health care reform, Tea Partiers reportedly shouted the “n-word” at John Lewis and another black congressman. A third was allegedly spat upon. And Barney Frank was called a nasty name . .
To compare a brick tossed through the window of a congressional office and two shouted slurs to Kristallnacht suggests a growing paranoia on the left about the populist right.
Not since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 made “some Americans run off the rails,” said Rich, have we seen anything like this.
Was Rich awake in 1964? Because it wasn’t the right that went off the rails. The really big riot in 1964 was in Harlem, lasting five days, with 500 injured and as many arrested. The Watts riot in 1965, Detroit and Newark in 1967, Washington, D.C., and 100 other cities in 1968, all bringing troops into American cities, were not the work of George Wallace populists or Barry Goldwater conservatives. They were the work of folks who went “all the way with LBJ.”
Catch that moral equivalence? The current Tea Party hacks who act racist and spit upon congressman are not nearly as bad as the Harlem citizens from nearly a half century ago who flipped out after yet another one of their young teenagers was shot to death by the NYPD.
Or the Watts citizens who’d long been targeted by the cops. Sure, those folks had had enough of reality, not just some Republican parliamentary horse-play, but so what?
To Pat, the black citizens from far-flung corners of those communities, no matter their religions, no matter their politics, no matter their socio-economic backgrounds, no matter their motivations, no matter their own personal histories with race issues, or police, or the family of the the deceased, were nothing more than monolithic Democratic Party faithful.
Got that? We’re no better than the current Tea Party shitheads because all the American black people got tired of violent racism in the sixties.
There’s no information yet on whether he was involved in any anti-government groups or whether he was a lone wolf. But after reading his 34-paragraph screed, I am struck by how his alienation is similar to that we’re hearing from the extreme elements of the Tea Party movement.
EXCLUSIVE: Texas Suicide Pilot’s Daughter Calls Dad a Hero, IRS Plane Attack ‘Inappropriate’
The daughter of the man who carried out a suicide plane attack against the IRS in Texas said she considered her father a hero for standing up to “the system” but said the attack that killed a government worker and injured 12 was “inappropriate” and “wrong.”
“His last actions, the suicide, the catastrophe that caused injuries and death, that was wrong,” Samantha Bell, Stack’s daughter from his first marriage, told “Good Morning America” in a morning television exclusive telephone interview that aired today. “But if nobody comes out and speaks up on behalf of injustice, then nothing will ever be accomplished. But I do not agree with his last action with what he did. But I do agree about the government.”
She doesn’t agree with “his last actions”? “The catastrophe”? Is she talking about Dad’s pre-meditated murder of an American veteran, Vernon Hunter?
Last week, Joseph Stack set his house on fire, drove to the airport, jumped in his plane and flew it into an IRS building in Austin, Texas. This deliberate, cowardly act of domestic terrorism resulted in injuring thirteen IRS workers and left one man dead — a veteran of the Vietnam War:
When Ken Hunter first heard about a plane crashing into his father’s office building in Austin, he said he hoped his dad, Vernon Hunter, wasn’t there.
After several attempts to reach his father, a 67-year-old IRS worker, he discovered his dad was missing.
In the hours that followed, Ken said he heard lots of talk about the pilot’s motivations and felt compelled to speak out on his father’s behalf.
“There was just too much going on about what the guy did and what he believed in, and enough’s enough,” he said. “They don’t need to talk about him. Talk about my dad. You know, some people are trying to make this guy out to be a hero, a patriot. My dad served two terms in Vietnam. This guy never served at all. My dad wasn’t responsible for his tax problems.”
Meanwhile, the Teabaggers would kill any attempt at healthcare reform, ever. Or any attempt to use the government to stimulate the economy while unemployment’s at 10% and the Great Recession drags on. Do they offer any solutions to these huge, national problems? No. Do they care that their actions will make things worse for others? No.
“We heard, in the hearing, one of the people that came to testify. And they said that this is not normal. And I had to think about it a while. Y’know, what were we talking about. And so, I started thinking. We’re talking about taking the penis of one man and putting it in the rectum of another man and wiggling it around in excrement. And you have to think, I’m not sure, would I allow that to be done to me? All of us, that could happen to you. Would you let that happen to you? Is that normal? Is that something that we want to, um, portray as the same as the one flesh union between a man and a woman?”
So muchridiculousness. But it’s a comedy of typically political distasteful gambits and angles cobbled together, this one to sway the argument against same-sex marriage.
Why bother to even parse all this hate and stupidity? Because this is the way politics works. People don’t much like it, so they’re not very good at evaluating the give-and-take, and so bullcrap like this scores points. When you want your issues to win the day, at some point you’ve got to jump in the ring with people like Nancy Elliott. And if you’re going to do something so personally insulting, you might as well play to win, right? Right.
Which leaves us with the main strategy, which is as timelessly Republican as it gets: don’t bother with the issue.
Look at her whole statement, in all its shifting strategies and fearful, naked psychology — where are her arguments on same sex marriage?
“Is that something that we want to, um, portray as the same as the one flesh union between a man and a woman?”
That’s the only thing that might be deemed barely relevant to what this body is supposed to be discussing, and it’s relevant only in a mythic, or religious, sense.
Elliott, instead, chose to go on about others’ sex lives. And her bugger-a-boo has always been a common practice for married people. And she’s only targeting gay men — lesbians are okay for marriage, Nancy? She’s creating a lurid distraction from the issue.
Gays have always been around, they’ll always be around, they’ve always coupled, and they love each other as fiercely as straights do. No use in getting sidetracked into Elliott’s farcical tangents, they aren’t relevant.
Should we sanctify gay marriage “as the same as the one flesh union between a man and a woman”, as Nancy asks? Yes, game over.
Fewer things get Republicans more excited than a righteous believer standing tall against the dissipated, careening left. Vigorous black-haired patriots horrified by impotent nattering and intellectual feminization jump to the foreground and drag the country back to its muscled roots. That’s how it goes.
They’d have you believe that. They’d have you believe Republicans are just sooo principled and, yet, reserved with such civic and moral nuclear power. All rigid spines and unwavering essence, they’re American Salt from American Earth, and they’ll straighten you and everybody else out when the time comes.
The towering religious stalwart Ted Haggard spent his time straightening people out, and his flock spent their savings gilding that rigidity. Ted’s New Life Church started with 22 people in his basement, but it grew to 14,000 gratefully chastened followers. They were happy to get this ‘straight’ from him:
Off stage, Ted was paying a whore to score him methamphetamine and ream his ass.
So, though ‘reality’ can’t be staged forever, fallible Republicans are still tantalized by the prospect of beating their enemies with righteousness. Forget its obliterating the concept of righteousness, just fire away, Teddy.
So, in this explosive political environment where ‘deficits are destroying the nation’, Republican-ly speaking, they feel great to hold high ground. Their positions have been clear — we must do the right thing, fiscally speaking, for this beloved country. We must always pay for the work of the government:
VOINOVICH: I just don’t understand how we can continue to go this way. We’re living in a dream world. This deficit continues to grow.
COLLINS: [PAYGO is] much-needed restraint for members of Congress as we wrestle with fiscal decisions.
SNOWE: I believe now is the time for both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue to commit to pay-as-you-go rules for both revenues and spending.
Thursday, Senate Democrats re-instituted ‘PAY/GO‘ spending rules in a bill, which passed. But every single Republican voted against it, including the three above who once grandstanded for it.
What in the world were they thinking? It was this: what’s the point if it’s not our righteousness? And it it’s not their demise? Politics isn’t about service, it’s about victories. Republicans need a reason to strike, not act. Forget about getting ‘wins’ for everybody else, heck, they probably aren’t even Conservatives.
On Monday, Republican twenty-something icon and undercover videographer James O’Keefe went to Mary Landrieu’s Hale Boggs Federal Building office, accompanied by three co-conspirators, to pull some sort of ‘sting’ operation on the Senator. Two of his three accomplices, dressed as telephone repairmen, were found out when they couldn’t produce utility IDs. They were all arrested.
Why would he, and they, do this, be so unbelievably pathetic and dumb? And criminal? Because the young James probably thought it was what he was supposed to do. Hell, he’d been the toast of Conservatives from coast to coast for ‘exposing’ the despised community organizers, ACORN. He’d brought the ‘sins’ the right-wing were so sure of into the light of day.
The actual ‘evil’? Some of ACORN’s employees had been receptive of O’Keefe’s fantasy rap that he’d prostitute teens. To wit: they were too tolerant of his balsa pimp’s jive.
But now, in return? O’Keefe and his buddies face up to 10 years in prison for serious crimes. Wonder what the junior Watergaters’ folks are thinking of all this? Hang out in court and ask one: Robert Flanagan’s father is a United States Attorney for Louisiana, one of 93 top law enforcement officials in the nation, right under the Attorney General. Yes, Dad’s job is to bury criminals that show up in Federal workspaces, like his son.
The totally reversed polarity must have Robbie’s and Jimmie’s heads spinning (to say nothing of a US Attorney’s). Ending up on the wrong side of justice and righteousness must be confusing, a violent shock. Hard to contemplate they’re in jail when everybody swore Senator Landrieu deserved such shame. Oh well.
Some right-wingers are more violently shocked than others: attorney John Farren was arraigned a couple of weeks ago on charges of the attempted murder of his wife, Mary. John is a long time Republican heavy hitter, a former campaign manager for President George H. W. Bush, and, most recently, a deputy legal counsel to President George W. Bush.
He is also a thorough asshole, the type who threatened and beat his wife, the mother of his children, probably in front of his children.
Mary Farren had had enough and served him with divorce papers. Over the next two days, you can imagine what the Big Capital Conservative was thinking: “You’re going to try to shame me? Embarrass me, expose me as a criminal, a domestic batterer? And take my kids, my house and my retirement? You think you can pull this ‘righteous’ crap on me?”
So Farren tackled her in a bedroom at their New Canaan, Connecticut home and ripped out a clump of her hair. Then he beat her with a metal flashlight until Mary lost consciousness. When she woke up, he was still pounding away.
He began to strangle her as she was again losing consciousness. Despite barely being able to see, she managed to trigger the home’s alarm system.
Farren started beating her again and threatened to slit his wrists. He grabbed a large knife and went to the bathroom, coaxing his wife to follow. But Mary instead ran to her daughter’s bedroom yelling “Daddy’s trying to kill me!” according to a police report.
Mary managed to escape with her 7-year-old daughter and the couple’s baby. She fled in a BMW before stopping at a home to call police.
Obviously, John Farren the lawyer was keenly aware he’d been a scumbag, a criminal. O’Keefe was a con man, Haggard certainly knew that he’d been depraved and a sinner, he enjoyed it. These make for desperate lives, wallpapered with black doom, for the revolutionaries of hyper-vigilance. Why bother? Why drag people to the guillotine when you can’t be sure where your own head is?
How about this: when they can’t stand that others don’t bother to meet the beloved standards they obsessively fail at, Conservatives get furious. Their inglorious reality is to work like wet mules in the hot sun, repeatedly carrying heavy sacks of shame in circles while liberals lie sleeping in the shade. It invites the want to kill the stupid, lazy fuckers. And that’s when these people choose to carry on not as the victims but as the wielders of America’s crushing moral burden.
And there begins the Dream of the Poor, Vulnerable Rat.
He dreams of slinking out into the desert and surprising a rattlesnake. He jumps on the back of the murderous thing and buries his vicious rat-fangs deep in its neck, crushing it with every ounce of power in his jaws. The snake’s windpipe constricts, and its bones begin to snap and crack. The snake is dying, and it thrashes and it thrashes and it thrashes, but it dies right there, with the victorious rat locked on its back. And it just doesn’t get any better than that.
. . or: “President outclasses Republican pols in debate on issues”
This will be remembered as the one and only time elected Republicans were stupid enough to try to debate Obama with the cameras rolling.
The President’s grasp of these issues is so comprehensive, and the Republicans are so shallow by contrast, so stiff and clearly preening for cheap theater, that this clip is an absolute joy to behold. Dozens of Republicans against one guy, the President, and he dusts them all.
It’s over an hour long, so you might just want to get a bite to eat, or a good stiff drink, and then let it roll . . .
– “For roughly an hour and a half, Obama lectured GOP leaders and, in a protracted, nationally-televised question-and-answer session, deflected their policy critiques, corrected their misstatements and scolded them for playing petty politics. White House officials told the Huffington Post they were absolutely ecstatic.”
– “One Republican said to me, off the record, behind closed doors: ‘It was a mistake that we allowed the cameras to roll like that. We should not have done that.’”
– “Debating a law professor is kind of foolish — the Republican House Caucus has managed to turn Obama’s weakness — his penchant for nuance — into a strength. Plenty of Republicans asked good and probing questions, but Mike Pence, among others, found their arguments simply demolished by the president.”
– “I don’t know whether to laugh or cry that it took a f$$@&$* year for Obama to step into the ring and start throwing some verbal blows… I’m definitely praying at mass on Sunday morning that this Obama doesn’t take another 12 month vacation.”
– “He displayed a familiarity with Republican proposals that seemed to astonish those who asked questions of him. And at the end, Republicans rushed up to him, pens and photo cameras in hands, wanting autographs and pictures. Mused one mid-level White House official: ‘This really is the best thing we’ve done in a long, long time’”
– “So effective was the president that Fox News cut away from the broadcast 20 minutes before it ended.”
He’s certainly a master at getting the tone of an anticipated speech just right. He proved that for the first time, for me, with the ‘Jeremiah Wright / Racism in America‘ speech where he effectively re-established his command of the campaign and the tangent issues.
He did it again tonight. He made it clear that America was angry with him, and he accepted that fact, and then he made it clear that both he and America were merely doing their jobs.
He said this year was the one to focus on jobs and to attack deficits, both of which everyone wanted to hear. He did not back down on healthcare reform, which he badly needed to make clear. He made a case for that being critically necessary whether politicians now have the courage to finish off the package or not. And reform’s the best way to address deficits, and he’s right.
It was very well done. I think he’s again seized the narrative, but that will only last for a couple of weeks.
I got a real sinking sense tonight of Obama’s being wholly but an American patrician. Intellectual and philosophical, he’s remarkably capable of measuring the buffeting political choruses with great accuracy and then invoking a call for a comprehensive plebeian answer grounded in sensible activism and incisive real-world experience. Really amazing, honestly.
Really empty, too. The one endeavor in his entire political life where that call showed up in reality and flesh is healthcare reform. All he’s done tonight is say that he’s still behind it. If he were really serious about it, he’d have been doing the dirty work of nastily twisting House Democrats’ arms this week. Instead, he’s spent all of his time thinking and pondering and balancing and crafting a terrific-sounding speech. Quite the Roman Senator.
He’s spent all his life parsing these issues. But he hasn’t figured out how to move people to do his considerably sensible will, other than to mull and draft another inspiring speech. Do you think that if the mob continue to ignore him, which they’ll surely do, he’ll just throw up his arms in exasperation? I do.
Here comes the big speech, Freepers do like their politics. But they still prefer this crap:
Photos Show Mrs. Clinton After a Long Flight (CAPTION! WARNING – graphic material)
The AP has run a series of pictures of Mrs. Clinton arriving — now I understand this — after a long flight from somewhere. I don’t know how long the leg was. But remember I got in all kinds of trouble during the primary before Operation Chaos by correctly pointing out that a number of Americans would not want to watch a 60-plus-year-old woman age in office. I caught hell for that ’cause, you know, there are many obvious things that you’re just not supposed to say because of political correctness or sensitivity or what have you. But these pictures… ahem..
Looks like she is adopting the new NO MAKE UP ´look´. Sure am glad she wasn´t elected to the Oval Office. Wow.
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David Plouffe, the man who managed President Barack Obama’s campaign, will be taking on an expanded role as an outside adviser to the White House, according to sources familiar with the plan, a move that comes just days after a stunning defeat for Democrats in a Massachusetts Senate special election…
After managing Obama’s successful primary and general election races, Plouffe chose not to go into the White House — as so many of his campaign colleagues did — but rather return to the private sector and focus on writing his memoir of the campaign called “The Audacity to Win”. The book was released on November 3, 2009.
WASHINGTON — President Obama is reconstituting the team that helped him win the White House to counter Republican challenges in the midterm elections and recalibrate after political setbacks that have narrowed his legislative ambitions…
In addition to Mr. Plouffe, who will primarily work from the Democratic National Committee in consultation with the White House, several top operatives from the Obama campaign will be dispatched across the country to advise major races as part of the president’s attempt to take greater control over the midterm elections, aides said.
“We are turning the corner to a much more political season,” said David Axelrod, a senior adviser to the president, who confirmed Mr. Plouffe’s role. “We are going to evaluate what we need to do to get timely intelligence and early warnings so we don’t face situations like we did in Massachusetts.”
Don’t let anyone tell you that what happened Tuesday night, the Coakley loss, Scott Brown’s easy win in the Massachusetts Senate race, wasn’t a political bomb going off. That was a violent explosion, a complete disaster.
After all the epic machinations and manipulations necessary to pass the healthcare bill, — maybe single payer, but that’s a no-go, public option is the thing, naw it’s gone, now it’s saved, Lieberman just killed killed it, maybe Snowe is on board, no she’s not, how do we end-run Stupak, how can we get Ben Nelson on board, cut him some pork, when is the Senate vote scheduled? — the exotic trophy ‘supermajority’ that was everything, that made the whole thing possible, disappeared, poof, overnight.
Unbelievable. I doubt I’ll ever see it again in my life. And I have no idea why no one thought of defending it until about ten days ago, when it was way, way too late.
And, for aural punctuation, accompanying the long faces on this side are the sounds of millions of political orgasms on the other. Sounds like these: – A Blue State Turns BROWN!!!
– Revolutionary Victory: Republican Scott Brown wins Ted Kennedy’s Senate Seat
– The Scott Brown Election Is A Referendum On The Establishment
– Massachusetts Miracle: Election night liveblog; Update: BROWN WINS, COAKLEY CONCEDES
– Brown Wins! Dems Taste Tea, CNN, MSNBC Fun To Watch, Amnesty Toast
Anybody could’ve predicted the reaction and momentum swing if Coakley were to lose. So, Coakley could never lose. But it wasn’t even close.
Good lord, this is some sort of historic embarrassment. Why didn’t anybody seem to care?
The answer? The leader of the Democratic Party, the President, Barack Obama, wasn’t up to the task. Like it or not, he asked for the helm, so it’s his responsibility. Yeah, but we all know he’s too busy. His responsibility, though, doesn’t require he do the actual work: technically he hires the entire executive branch, and they execute his governmental responsibilities. So where was his political right-hand man, the heavy-hitter to do all this critical work? If Obama’s not looking out for his own healthcare legislation, someone else better be.
You’re thinking David Axelrod? You gotta be kidding me, forget it. He’s a p.r. guy, a gun for hire, a “specialist in urban politics.” I wouldn’t ever count on him to step outside the Obama bubble. No, what I’m talking about is a national political party animal, right out of the smoke-filled backrooms. A stone-grinder of Democratic politics first and last, his pockets crammed with wet knives, fresh lists and plenty of chits.
Where is the President’s Karl Rove? It all should have been left to him. But, right now, he doesn’t exist.
Rove was the political boss of the Bush years, the ‘genius’ who got the single worst President in history a second term. This is the sort of guy we need: someone who can look down the road a couple years (or a few weeks, please) and start pushing pawns and pulling levers in order to give the Democrats the edge. You know, so that we can finally manage to get something done.
President George W. Bush called him “the architect” of his reelection victory and he has been the president’s chief strategist from the beginning. But Karl Rove is much more than a political guru, he is the single most powerful policy advisor in the White House. Frontline and The Washington Post joined forces to trace the political history and modus operandi of the man who has been on the inside of every political and policy decision of the Bush administration, including the current battles on Social Security, taxes, and tort reform. For Rove — observers say — enactment of the Bush agenda is a way to win the biggest prize of all: a permanent Republican majority.
Well, how badly do you wish we’d had even one operator in the administration who’d managed to look ahead just one month? Who’d have taken immediate charge of the pathetic Coakley campaign? Dragged Obama to Massachusetts on four successive weekends to talk up the now-gone Senator Kennedy and healthcare reform and ‘I’m counting on you to do the right thing in Teddy’s name’? Karl Rove would have been on top of that long before the good Senator’s death.
The hard truth delivered this morning is that the Democratic leadership are still playing a 20th-century political game, one they’d forgotten Rove already trumped twice in the 21st. Because of it, they’re flat out incompetents. It’s true — what else can you say of the folks who produced this political provenance for the open seat: John F. Kennedy, (Kennedy friend) Ben Smith, Edward Kennedy . . . Scott Brown? Cosmo centerfolds everywhere, Bay State Senate seats are now in play.
Well, being incompetent won’t cut it any more. With majorities in both houses, riding high in the polls, anybody can do that work, that’s pretty easy. All of 365 days later, shocked and embarrassed, they’ll never have it easy again. Take a look at what’s in store:
First, the Republicans now have the momentum. Seeing a Dem getting her ass kicked in midnight blue Massachusetts has terrified every Democratic Representative and Senator in anticipation of 2010 and 2012. Forget any political capital being risked for good things — if a bill or issue isn’t going to pay off immediately in their states and districts, they’re a lot less likely to be interested.
Second, the Tea Partiers and Fox News aren’t just weirdos and racists any more, they’re the regular folks in America. They’re politically relevant, they’re what’s happening in America, they’re what’s just happened to Massachusetts. So now everybody will have to listen to them. And with more and more people listening, they’ll tee off on the administration and Democrats even more viciously than before. It’s Obama and his people that are out of touch — did you catch the President sadly coming around two days before the blowout? (And how clueless did that look? No way ‘Rove’ lets that happen.)
Third, the Democrats have to manage some serious calisthenics to save their historic healthcare reform legislation. Without which, the last half of 2009 is wiped out and the Republicans are handed an historic and bloody victory. That mess likely kills any chance of real reform for two decades. Terrific.
How could the Democratic leadership not see any of this coming? How badly do you figure we need our Karl Rove now?
Palin derided by top McCain aide, book
By Eric Zimmermann – 01/10/10 07:00 PM ET
…Most troubling to the campaign, Schmidt said, was Palin’s horrendous performance during prep sessions for her debate with then-Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.).
Schmidt recounts receiving a frantic phone call from an aide who was trying to prepare the Alaska governor.
“He told us that the debate was going to be a debacle of historic and epic proportions. He told us she was not focused. She was not engaged. She was really not participating in the prep,” says Schmidt.
The campaign flew her out to McCain’s Arizona ranch and simplified the debate prep sessions. Things seemed to better, except for one problem: Palin couldn’t say Joe Biden’s name.
Palin repeatedly referred to Biden as “O’Biden,” Schmidt says, leading to fears that she would mangle his name throughout the debate and create a PR disaster for the campaign.
For 8 years, they’ve been getting away with meekly saying “…er, it’s, uh, nobody’s fault. Nobody could’ve predicted it.” Now there is somebody to blame for the thousands of deaths–Bill Clinton. What a surprise.
Fine, then: What the hell should Bill Clinton have done on September the 10th to prevent his catastrophic failure on the following day? When you can answer that one, Mary, I’ll refrain from calling you the rank pile of festering political garbage that you obviously are.