Every Friday until the end of the year, we're counting down the stupidest right-wing tweets of 2012. Next Friday, we'll post all the contenders so you can vote on the stupidest. So far, we've heard from Nooners, Eric Cantor and John Hawkins.
And today, the Anchor Baby.
It's arguable that Mitt Romney lost election the moment his now infamous remarks, in which he basically called half the country freeloaders and victims who want free stuff, went viral. Even most Republican pundits were appalled, and saw right away that serious damage had been done.
But to the True Believers like the Anchor Baby (and others) -- this was a clarifying moment, one to be embraced. Victory was surely around the corner -- calling half the country parasitic victims is electoral gold! As I wrote at the time,
It's almost as though Malkin and her ilk really believe that the GOP's path to victory is to win 140% of the wingnut vote.
Memo to Republicans: please keep heeding Michelle Malkin's advice. Thanks!