Republicans are in an Internet uproar over an erroneous media report quoting EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson as calling them “jack-booted thugs” during a speech at the University of California at Berkeley.
Trouble is, Jackson didn’t level the term at Republicans. Instead, she used it to refer to her own employees, jokingly borrowing language that the EPA’s critics have used to describe the agency’s workers.
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“Made it worse. Made it worse,” Freeman replied. “The tea partiers who are controlling the Republican party … their stated policy, publicly stated, is to do whatever it takes to see to it that Obama only serves one term. What underlines that? Screw the country. We’re going to do whatever we can to get this black man out of here.”
On the strength of the tea party, he said: “It just shows the weak, dark, underside of America. We’re supposed to be better than that. We really are.”
I have to admit to you, my dear Angry Black Readers, that this Weiner business has taken the fire right out of me. (This is my first blog post in FIVE DAYS!)
While Democrats waste time talking about whether Weiner should resign or go to “Asshat Rehab” or whatthecrapever, there’s a giant misogynist/sexual predator/asshat sitting on the Supreme Court, having a good laugh at the Democrats’ utter stupidity, while his Teabilly wife cackles with glee and collects another Heritage Foundation paycheck.
And what better example of this political theater of the absurd than a mock debate between Libertarian wet dream, Gary Johnson, and a Barack Obama look-alike? Because debating a guy who “looks” like Obama is an accurate measure of what it would be like to debate the real “Obama.” You know — because we’re all the same:
Yet more evidence of the embarrassment that is Fox News.