News flash: Tea freak Jim DeMint (R-SC) is quitting the Senate
to head up the Heritage Foundation. Great, he’s leaving an organization that no longer functions to join one that really shouldn’t function. DeMint’s replacement will be appointed by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. So Republicans don’t have to worry about DeMint being replaced by anyone remotely sane.
The far right is going bonkers
over John Boehner’s removal of several Tea Party conservatives from top congressional committees. They’re calling it a “purge.” Chill, people. They lost their committee assignments, not their heads. At heart, John Boehner is probably just a “get along” kind of guy who would just like to sit down with the opposition over a bottle of wine and... well, what happens after that doesn’t really matter.
Even in gridlocked Washington, the House did agree to a bill that eliminates the word “lunatic” from federal laws. To object to that you’d have to be some kind of... well, Louis Gohmert. Yes, Rep. Louis Gohmert voted against the bill
. The vote was 397 to 1. OK, if you are the only person out of 400 who is voting against something... and it’s not the Iraq War... maybe you should take another look at the bill. It’s hard to believe that 397 people are completely wrong on something... even if they are members of Congress.
John Sununu is saying that Obama won because he gives his base handouts
. Come on, John! There may have still been a handful of people who thought “He’s just the hatchet man for a desperate campaign. He’s not actually a racist.” Not anymore. And Obama gives his base handouts? Romney’s campaign was financed by a casino billionaire who just wanted to quash several investigations into his activities!
In his first post-election interview, Sheldon Adelson vowed to spend double
the $150 million he threw at Mitt Romney last election. Sheldon, you can make billions by being ruthless and unscrupulous, but you can’t win elections that way. Wait a minute, you CAN win elections that way. OK, you must be an idiot.
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