July 13, 2010

(h/t The Plum Line)

Ah...Sharron Angle is the gift that keeps on giving. This is a classic. First she worries about the "lame duck Congress" and what they can "do to us" before they (the Tea Party) leave take office.

When questioned about the Tea Party 'giving up on America', she answers with this:

"I'm glad to be lumped with a crowd of mainstream Americans who believe, as they showed at the polls, that Senator Bennett has outlived his usefulness. I suppose he's not mainstream any longer. He has become one of those elitists that is no longer in touch with what the country is really thinking about in these economic times.

Then she says this:

We're tired of being waterboarded with high unemployment, high foreclosure rates, and high bankruptcy rates.

Waterboarded? Really? Sharron Angle is suggesting that the entire country is being waterboarded?

Well, we all know who the party of waterboarding is, now don't we? Here's George W. Bush last month:

"Yeah, we waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed," Bush told a Grand Rapids audience Wednesday, of the self-professed 9/11 mastermind. "I'd do it again to save lives."

Only, no lives were saved. And if high unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcy rates are high, there's only one group to blame:

  • Unemployment Insurance extensions denied? Republicans blocked.
  • Foreclosure rates high? Irresponsible apathetic regulators allow mortgage industry to "police itself."
  • Bankruptcy rates high? Consumers have almost no option but to declare bankruptcy after the Republicans "reformed" bankruptcy laws in 2005. Oh, and guess who supported that "reform"? That's right, banks and Wall Street.

Waterboarding indeed. Sharron Angle just flipped off an entire nation along with Robert Bennett. To her, we've ALL outlived our usefulness.

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