Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Liberal Low-Lights

John Hawkins of Right Wing News collects "The 10 Worst Quotes From The Huffington Post For 2008," including:
4) "In 2000, the long fought for and long admired democracy of the United States of America began a slow and steady decline toward fascism - a Bush family tradition - with the installment of a president - a man the citizens overwhelmingly rejected (although the funny math told a still believed myth) - by a few corrupt judges on the US Supreme Court. That coup is now nearly complete and checkmate is all but unavoidable.

Let me first point you to the Bush administration's so-called Wall Street bailout bill, here, so that you can see for yourself that this treachery is being conducted in the light of day. Fascism is finally and formally out of the right-wing closet even if the F word is not yet openly being used (although it should be, and often).

. . . It seems this time around, the Bush family is trying the more subtle approach to open bloodshed: first create a crisis, then under the guise of addressing that crisis, overthrow democracy. Yes, it does sound terribly conspiracy-theory-esque when explained just this way. But what else does one call a criminal conspiracy to destroy Congressional powers permanently, alter Judicial powers permanently, and steal public funds?" -- Larisa Alexandrovna

3) "Please understand what you are looking at when you look at Sarah "Evita" Palin. You are looking at the designated muse of the coming American police state.

You have to understand how things work in a closing society in order to understand "Palin Power." A gang or cabal seizes power, usually with an affable, weak figurehead at the fore. Then they will hold elections -- but they will make sure that the election will be corrupted and that the next affable, weak figurehead is entirely in their control." -- Naomi Wolf

2) "I am so tired of pink men bombing brown children and rationalizing it as fighting terrorism. I am so tired of pink men telling women (of all colors) what to do with their wombs--which connect with their brains--in case you forgot. I am so tired of pink men telling us we should stay in Iraq for generations. I am so tired of pink men buying bombs and cheating schools. I am so tired of pink men having wives who stand behind them and nod sagely on television. I am so tired of pink men expecting that someone--a brown, black, yellow or white woman--will trail behind them changing light bulbs, taking out garbage, washing laundry, keeping food in the house, taking care of kids of all ages, of parents of all ages. I am so tired of pink men whose wives double or triple the family income thinking they can spend it without doing a damn thing at home. I am so tired of pink men spouting nonsense on TV. I am so tired of pink men arguing, blathering, bloviating, predicting the future--usually wrongly--and telling women to shut up. I am so sick of hearing that another pink man has dropped his children out a window, off a bridge or killed his pregnant wife or killed his unpregnant wife because he was infatuated with another pregnant woman. I am so sick of pink men making war and talking about peace. I am so sick of pink men appointing their mediocre cronies to judgeships, to political advisors, to cushy jobs, to columns in the paper, to multimillion-dollar posts as CEOS or actors (while the actresses make less) or producers or writers or newsreaders or talk show bloviators or supposedly sage counselors at law. I am so tired of pink men." -- Erica Jong
Read the other seven at Right Wing News.

8 comments:

OBloodyHell said...

> But what else does one call a criminal conspiracy to destroy Congressional powers permanently, alter Judicial powers permanently, and steal public funds?"

... and then hand it all over to Obama and crew.

Yep, that's one intriguing fascist plot, all right!!!

Nefarious, evil, pernicious...

As a matter of fact, it's downright diabolical!!!

OBloodyHell said...

> I am so tired of ...

Dumb Women blathering on and on about things they know nothing about, yet imagine themselves to have any clue of what they say, mainly because they never, ever hear anyone telling them what completely ignorant idiots they are?

Actually, There are just as many identically qualitied dumb men. But hey, when one is dealing with feminist rhetoric, one dare not, at any point, imagine men the equal of the goddesses of femininity in any manner! That would be sexist.

LOL.

P.S., The verification is actually "worse".

Anonymous said...

It is impossible to talk to people like HuffPo bloggers their too invested in their self-flaggelation to analyze their worldviews.

bobn said...

Let me first point you to the Bush administration's so-called Wall Street bailout bill, here, so that you can see for yourself that this treachery is being conducted in the light of day.

I have to agree with this line. The Paulson/Bush bailout seals our form of government as Kleptocracy.

Assistant Village Idiot said...

bobn - I would counter that it is stupid rather than evil.

Yeah, like that would make us all feel so much better, right?

OBloodyHell said...

> It is impossible to talk to people like HuffPo bloggers their too invested in their self-flaggelation to analyze their worldviews.

Is that a roundabout way of saying they're all wankers?

OBloodyHell said...

> bobn - I would counter that it is stupid rather than evil.

Yeah, like that would make us all feel so much better, right?


LOL. Bob doesn't care. He just wants to nail the GOP with his "evidence". There are occasional signs of balance in him, but this topic isn't one of them.

As far as your general point, I dunno:
"Evil may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus encumbered"

OTOH, there is solace to be had from the fact that the world really isn't out to Get You.

Carl said...

I agree with AVI and OBH: the balilout was stupid, not evil. Bailing out Detroit would border on evil. . .uh, wait a second. . .