Pretend-human and mangler of syntax, Sarah Palin, is back in the news to once again remind America how completely unqualified she is on important matters. Naturally, she appeared on Hannity. It seems her only viable purpose these days is perpetually scaring liberals and moderates with the threat of a presidential run.
During an appearance on Fox News’ Hannity, Palin apologized for previously telling Republicans not to be “wussies” with regards to budget and tax negotiations. Now if only we can get her to apologize for having that hair and making vacuous buzzwords like “you betcha” a part of the political lexicon.
“Well, I guess I shouldn’t call politicians names, so I apologize for calling the wobbly ones wusses,” the former Alaska governor said Monday on Fox News’s “Hannity.” She added, “Because that distracts from the point that has to be made. And the point is that we are a bankrupt country.” (Source: Politico)
We’re mostly an intellectually bankrupt country because we allow people like Sarah Palin to pontificate on matters she knows little, if anything, about but that’s really not the point. The point is that Sarah’s “wussy” Republican colleagues spent 8 solid years “making it rain” in Congress, appropriating monies like an NFL player at a strip club. Moreover, the all-of-a-sudden fiscal conservatives were running up the deficit by pushing through big prescription medicine entitlements, expensive tax cuts, TARP for Wall Street “mountebanks” and their failures, and blindly throwing trillions at the two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan–one of which was arguably a petty vendetta and personal commerce war of Machiavellian proportions.
Of course we didn’t hear so much as a whisper from these hardened, tea party patriots of fiscal prudence during the Bush years. In short, Republicans understood frugality like Newt Gingrich understands monogamy. However, as soon as the guy with a funky name, unique background, and mixed race majorly defeated the white war hero and neocon heir apparent, the Republican party suddenly turned into fiscal hawks and were all about small government. Well, Somalia-sized government (and the gun-crazy militias) for 98 percent of the population and socialist corporate Statism for the already wealthy top two percent.
Spongebrain Squarehair also echoed the time-honored, wacky GOP talking point off labeling Obama a socialist.
“A very scary proposal was recently revealed by Geithner essentially saying,‘Let the president have free rein on raising the debt ceiling to whatever level he wants it,’” she said.“That’s a very scary thought because Barack Obama is a socialist.”
Again, the scary thought is that she almost was a broken hip away from our nuclear launch codes. And only Palin could say she’s not interested in calling people names then immediately call the President a Socialist. Hopefully Fox News president, Roger Ailes, will ditch Palin like he did Rove; they’re both very scary and ugly relics of a time period when America had to go through intense PTSD-like immersion therapy to forget.