Confession – I missed the most recent GOP debate between would-be nominees because I was at a hockey game (go Blues!). But thanks to the magic of Twitter...I caught up on the who, what, when, and where.
Two major happenings came out of the Great Most Recent Debate of Would-be GOP Nominees Seeking Power – Newt says the Palestinian people are “invented”…and Newt Romney makes $10,000 bets.
Oh, Newt…Newt, Newt, Newt, Newt, NEWT!
Didn’t I mention in a previous post how much I look forward to his verbal malfunctions?
Even the herd of conservative pundits, not known to chastise anyone for saying ignorant culturally inaccurate shit, thought Newt’s latest pander was off the mark.
But Newtonian form demanded that Newt double down on that “invented people” mess…which he did…and it is beyond telling that he’s still the candidate du jour after making a statement that, if he were President, would effectively toss massive amounts of gasoline on an already volatile situation.
Choosy moms choose Jiff…
….and likely Republican voters prefer zealots, homophobes, and hypocritical lying sacks of shit.
Anyhoo, then we have Romney’s $10,000 bet in response to some challenge about his stand on health care reform.
Where to start?
How ‘bout with the problem?
Every single candidate on that stage can make $10,000 bets…and none of them live on the average American salary. As much as the pundits want to talk about how out of touch Romney is, the real story is that all of these candidates are out of touch.
I'll betcha a trillion fabillion dollars that they don’t know…have never experienced…cannot empathize with floating a bill.
They don’t know…have never experienced…cannot empathize with having to decide between meds or food, heat or rent, transportation or lunch.
These people are so far removed from the masses that they didn’t even realize Romney stuck his foot in it until their aides told them.
And they are the ones charged with fixing the problems that keep so many people trapped in a reality they can’t truly grasp.
It all reminds me of the times I’ve tried to describe paying off college loans to folks who had parents pay full tuition.
They’d nod and then grunt…and then talk about how super excited they are that Starbucks holiday coffees are back.