Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cruzin' 4 A Bruzin' (Or If U Gonna Be A RINO Be Angry)

The Divine Mr. Cruz, siding with Rand Paul against Chris Christie, is interesting. Marco Rubio, now the weasel of the group, will surely join them. It's almost a former-tweener generational thing - everyone's born between 1960 and 1970 - and Rand has what little real charisma The Three Little Brothers possess. Scott Walker doesn't look stupid (so far) so I wouldn't think he'd want to be associated with Ron's snot-nosed kid:

“If he cared about protecting this country, maybe he wouldn’t be in this, “Gimme, gimme, gimme, gimme all the money you have in Washington, or don’t have,’ and he’d be a little more fiscally responsive and know that the way we defend our country, the way we have enough money for national defense, is by being frugal and not by saying, ‘Gimme, gimme, gimme’ all the time.”

I can tell you, after decades of playing the dozens, that didn't look good from the cheap seats. And Christie easily deflected it, with Hot Air (I think wrongly) calling Christie "an 'angry RINO' charging at rivals on the right" when Christie's only crime, as far as I can tell - and always as a Republican - was merely to care for the people of his state in a disaster. 

There's a remote chance Scott Walker would see the wisdom in that approach to leadership:
“I find it interesting that Sen. Paul is accusing us of having a ‘gimme, gimme, gimme’ attitude towards federal spending when in fact New Jersey is a donor state and we get 61 cents back on every dollar we send to Washington,” Christie said. “And interestingly, Kentucky gets $1.51...”

The Right, now, doesn't realize how culturally right they've swung under Obama - just as the Left didn't realize it under Bush. Their courting of the hispanic vote has been ugly, cynical, grasping, and futile, verging on unAmerican. 

They've forgotten how to win votes. 

They've forgotten why they're there at all. 

Doesn't anybody just want to run on being an American anymore? 

I mean, I don't know about you but, considering what's coming
if a Christie/Walker/Center/Right ticket is shaping up, I'm welcoming it,...


  1. They've become just like the stupid liberals: too wrapped up in their team -- and they've completely forgotten what their team is supposed to stand for (which makes me think they want it to stand for something else, which I'm not too happy about).
    Which also means they don't give a rat's ass about the country, and open to being swindled and played the useful idiot by any grifter that comes down the pike.

    There are some things about Christie I'm leery of -- but, if it checks out ok, and he shows that he can put aside things for the greater good (which he looks like he might), then he'd be ok. Same with Walker.
    It's a while until 2016; I'm going to sit back and see what shapes up. One thing is for certain though: if the Republicans don't get their act together we may be facing that idiot harpy as president, which to my guesstimation would be bad, real bad.


    *and yeah, the cracks about Christie's weight is just juvenile -- that's all people got?
    I think it will backfire in a big way too; Christie doesn't look like the type to go easy, and his accusers will wind up looking like dicks; un-American dicks

  2. As for the Hispanic vote: shit yeah it's been cynical, and it's a big old fail too.
    1) the Hispanics can see through it (because it's so freaking obvious and because the Democrats have pretty much played that tune out -- and it does make them look like a bunch of racist fucking pricks)
    2) it alienates the working class (black, white, yellow, brown, red -- all of them), because it does appear that the GOP is willing to toss them in the garbage heap in order to play race pimp with a side benefit of making them paupers while getting some free slave labor to the corporate interests (the rich cats, like Romney, and that's still in their minds; it's in their minds every time they have to deal with their bosses or go watch a company training/indoctrination video, which happens a lot) -- which makes the GOP look like a bunch of elitist fucking pricks

    And every time one of these doofuses makes some remark about stupid public school kids, how Lincoln was a terrible president (hey, let's not lie, it's out there -- look at that Jack Hunter dude that was in Rand's camp; talk about dumbassery), and the American working class are lazy, immoral, dumb, criminal, parasites, whatever just aka. the untermenschen to their own special snowflake uber-ness...those so called "low information voters" get the hint loud and freaking clear (because to a certain extent they have come to expect this from the Dems, they really don't like them, but there's nothing worse than finding out the opposition is playing the same game too, and being stupid about it)....and the GOP will continue to lose.

    Kinda like the abortion issue: things won't change until the people learn to change, until they learn to grow up...until then, it's going to get worse before it gets better; let's hope the better part comes sooner rather than later.
    Or we are seriously in for some really bad times -- and I'd prefer we all avoided it.