Posts tagged gop.
Rep. King dismisses history and fact to pursue his shameful Islamophobia in the halls of Congress, while DHS backs off of investigating right-wing extremism in the US [effectively rewarding his self-righteous indignation]?
Is this really happening? Clearly, this is not a comprehensive list of the WTF-ery going on in government, but it’s a lot for just a couple of days. Are we really letting our political institutions bow to the whims and hype of the right-wing echo chamber? Are we really so scandal averse as to back out of confrontation in the face of insanity? Woe the country whose political dialogue is a shouting match without facts, determining the winner by who can shout loudest the longest- no matter how wrong they actually are…
America- you are not living up to your promise…
Our focus should be on ensuring every U.S. citizen American who is willing to work has a job instead of (filling) jobs with foreign laborers,” Gallegly said. Immigrants often compete for jobs with low-income laborers, he said.
Sympathy goes out to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Put on the spot to explain why repealing Health Care Legislation makes sense and how the Boehner Plan, despite falling well short in all measures, is a better plan: *gulp*, *fumble*, *uhh, well, here’s what we think in broad generalities*.
He looked so uncomfortable- haw can anyone believe this???
*update* Sympathy revoked.
DG: So will you call those engaged in [birtherism, speculation about President’s Birth Certificate] for what it is? Illegitimate, and crazy talk? Isn’t it irresponsible to not address it?
EC: Well… Now… I, uhhh… I don’t think it’s nice to call someone crazy
-Meet the Press