The conservative movement will do everything they can to keep trying to paint Obama as a foreigner. The Birthers are still here as you'd expect because proof means nothing to them or most movement conservatives, but today Sarah Palin held up her part of the bargain by calling the president's policies "un-American."
"Is this what their 'change' is all about?" Palin asked a sun-splashed crowd of roughly 5,000 gathered just a mile from the site of the original Tea Party from which the movement got its name. "I want to tell them, nah, we'll keep clinging to our Constitution and our guns and religion – and you can keep the change."
Later she told the crowd, "I'm not calling anyone un-American, but the unintended consequences of these actions -- the results -- are un-American."
It's not that the president is un-American, it's that he does un-American things. All the time. And he loves the terrorists more than you and wants us to get hit with a Nuke too. It's classic College Republican stuff from the Jack Abramoff era.
Rolling Stone writes: Corruption and the College Republicans:
And as my pal Jon Perr emailed me and said:
Yup. It’s un-American for U.S. GDP to grow by almost 6% last quarter, the Dow up by 38% since Obama’s inauguration, 98% of working households to get a tax cut, an average refund from the IRS of $3,000 and 32 million more Americans to get health care.
By the way, the teabaggers were saying that they were going to have 10,000 people attending, but Greg Sargent says only about 3,000 showed up.
The ‘Cuda held a rally today in Boston that organizers predicted would attract up to 10,000 attendees. Alas, by one reckoning, roughly 3,000 showed up — decent turnout, but less than a third of the original estimate.
Let's see how many times the 10K figure is used in the media. I heard Chris Matthews use it on Hardball when he barely gave any airtime to Joan Walsh to participate in today.