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GOP Fairy Tale: We Came, We Saw, We Surrendered

RyanM Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 3:35 PM
"Outmaneuvered, outsmarted and outrageous, the new, old, white face of the GOP, Mr. Speaker Boehner..." "Racist!" Boehner isn't white. He's orange. "Not since the poilus surrendered to Hitler in 45 days has an opponent backed up so much talk with so little fight." Give me a break. The French took a million casualties during the 1940 campaign. They lost not from a lack of will to fight, but to incompetent commanders who saddled themselves with an obsolete doctrine. Other than these two things, He's right. Boehner does suck along with most of the GOP. This is what happens when you crawl between the neocons and the economic men. You lose votes from people who are tired of the surrenders and cowardice.

The Republic is safe.

John Boehner’s no national dictator, we now know, set to ruin the economy by forcing it off the fiscal cliff in the same way that Rep. Paul Ryan did to that poor old lady in a wheel chair on TV.

No, Boehner’s got other ways to screw up the economy, ones that have the happy effect- for him- of keeping the government vortex flowing and sucking in all the money it can.  

The modest, emotional, cigarette-smoking Speaker of the House, you see, uses force only against conservatives who wish to stop the vortex, not against...