Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Another WTF Moment


After months of Mark Sanford hiking the Appalachian mistress and using state funds to do so, then lying and crying about it, followed by Jim Asshat DeMint's comments about breaking the president, and Joe You Lie Wilson's Tourette-like outburst, I began to agree with Jon Stewart, who said South Carolina has usurped Florida as the most effed-up state in the union.

So, imagine my surprise when Lindsey Graham, yes, of South Carolina, actually said something that borders on common sense.

Lindsey Graham: “If you asked me if the president of the United States is a socialist, I would say no. I think he’s an American liberal, that’s what I think he is. You know, Ted Kennedy was an American liberal, but we found ways to work together....I am not going to give into sentiments that I think degrade the office of the president and that degrade the debate and the culture of our country. So if you come up to me calling the president a socialist, a Muslim, you’re talking to the wrong guy.”

WTF? Common sense from South Carolina! Who knew?

3 comments:

Larry Ohio said...

Hmmm. I'll bet their internal polling now shows that their name-calling strategy is losing steam and that more and more Americans think the GOP are just a bunch of bullies. It's time to backtrack and try something else.

Beth said...

I'm with Larry. I was hoping that their behavior would backfire on them, and I think that is happening. Remember, the people that are shouting the loudest are simply a very vocal MINORITY.

I've heard Graham say some bonehead things once in a while, but he generally does seem to have his act somewhat together. I'm glad he spoke up and said, "No, he's not a socialist," because people are throwing that term around willy nilly without understanding the meaning of it.

Ms. Moon said...

Well bless his heart.