Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Thought for today

Given who the GOP has grilling SotoMayor (Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina), why don't they just break out with the Confederate flags and white hoods? White redneck crackers being obnoxious, WTF? The GOP really expects to get *any* Hispanic votes in the future after this?!

-- Badtux the Somewhat-amused Penguin

(Hey, it's always amusing watching GOP fail, as long as they aren't taking the *rest* of us with them -- and Sotomayor is getting confirmed short of suddenly exploding on the stand and shouting "Kill Whitey!", so why NOT just munch popcorn while watching the GOP kill their electoral chances outside of the racist belt for the foreseeable future?)


  1. Sessions & Graham of Cracker know the outcome. They are playing to the audience of mostly old, mostly white, mostly male GOP voters. They don't dare displease the base, but they ignore the demographics. Mostly old, mostly white is a shrinking slice of the American pie; playing to the base is a formula for obsurity.

    Doug Hughes

  2. I just turned off the tv. Two CSpan channels, one was the scene you just wrote about, the other was around a half dozen GOP'ers talking about how horrible single payer health insurance would be.
    Gah. Their antics don't even rate an audience anymore.

  3. What's really impressive, amazing, and depressing about all this is that Judge Sotomayor is highly capable, has had a rather distinguished career, and is a bit right of center on most issues.

    These cretins are only against her because she was nominated by Obama. If, in a horribly sad parallel universe, she had been nominated by President McShame, these bastards would be in love with her.


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