Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Selfish Politics of Conservative Republicans and the Return of Amelia Earhart

I love the selfish politics of conservative Republicans as demonstrated at the vaudeville show called CPAC.  Like Chaney before him, Sen Portman only has empathy when it comes to one of his own.

Worster yet was the reappearance of the Amelia Earhart of the Republican Party, Michelle Bachmann who has underwent a political "makeover".  The lighter than air, recently undisappeared Mrs. Bachmann is now claiming to be the mantle of a kinder, more gentle brand of conservatism, much like she belatedly tried to coop the "It's Not Tea it's GOP" movement .

Always one to enter an intellectual battle unarmed, the ridiculous congresswoman from Minnesota only ammunition was an ad hominen attack on the President and first family for their "lavish life style" because someone walks their dog. 

Hmmm.  I seem to remember her closeted gay husband saying he was out shopping for sunglasses for their dog the day Amelia Michelle dropped out of the Presidential race and out of sight.  Now tell me what is more bougie*, being the President of the United States and not always having the time to walk your dog or being a so called conservative Republican Congresswoman married to an obviously closeted gay man who flamboyantly puts sunglasses on your dog.

*Urban Dictionary: bougie
1. bougie. July 12, 2005 Urban Word of the Day. Aspiring to be a higher class than one is. Derived from bourgeois - meaning middle/upper class, traditionally ...

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