At least that's the reasoning we can hope for.
Now to be fair the crazy of the last year and a half hasn't been restricted to just Democrats. We all remember that guy who did his best to not just destroy himself, but the party as well with one moronic declaration of love after another. But for every story of Republican crazy (half of them coming from Ron Paul and Birthers) we get ten stories of Democrat crazy.
Below are some of my favorites. I'll probably write about this again simply because I had so much fun reminiscing. Good times.
Meet Alvin Greene
Alvin Greene came onto the political not too long ago. Until he somehow won the South Carolina primary nobody had heard of him, and his campaign consisted of paying the $10,000 fee and...doing nothing. I don't mean nobody in the way the media used it with Obama, I mean that one of the leading theories for him winning the primary was because voters picked names alphabetically since they didn't recognize either candidate.
Since his primary victory he's proven to be a complete train wreck for the Democrats. At first he was a curiosity. People asked "Who is this guy that's going to get crushed by DeMint?"
And then we found out about his felony charges, and it's been all downhill from there:
Court records show Greene was arrested in November and charged with showing obscene Internet photos to a University of South Carolina student, then talking about going to her room at a university dorm.
Charged with disseminating, procuring or promoting obscenity, Greene could face up to five years in prison. He has yet to enter a plea or be indicted.
Democrat response has ranged from wanting him to drop out - you'll fully grasp why that's reasonable when you see the video below - to saying he's a GOP plant, which is delightfully insane (Who would plant a guy that no one's heard of, and didn't do anything during the election?). It's not that they want to win this election, they can't, but this guy hurts just about anything at all related to the Democrats.
Skip to 2:15 to get to the interview
The drama is still playing out today with allegations of voter irregularities and Democrat Vic Rawl saying he's going to join the ticket anyways. Why these two men want to fight over who gets the right to lose with a D next to their name is beyond me, but it's entertaining so I hope they keep at it.
The Obama Administration Photo-OP
What event could cause a city to panic and buildings to be evacuated? A terrorist attack? A major fire? Maybe a massive natural disaster? Try a photo-op the Obama administration ordered:
Monday's authorized military jet photo shoot over Lower Manhattan frightened many New Yorkers and enraged Mayor Bloomberg, who was never told the event would be occurring.
The Department of Defense had pre-approved the flight of a presidential Boeing 747 and two F16 military fighter jets, seen above in a photo taken by NY1 Viewer Tatyana Hube, to fly around Staten Island and the Statue of Liberty.
According to an administration official, the flight was being conducted to update its file photo of the plane near the Statue of Liberty.
The article briefly touches upon the chaos this sparked, and one person asks the obvious question:
The incident sparked fear in many workers in Lower Manhattan and forced the evacuation of buildings in Jersey City.
"Whoever thought this through and didn't come to the obvious conclusion that there should have been a notification of the residents of Lower Manhattan, many of whom are 9/11 survivors, how does that work?" said Gregory Segal, a Battery Park resident.
Some workers say the image invoked memories of September 11, 2001, when two hijacked commercial airliners flew into the World Trade Center towers.
No, really, how does that work? What happened the last time people suddenly saw Boeing 747's flying low over New York City? Was there not one person within the administration who said "Hey, guys, maybe we shouldn't do this." or at least said "Maybe we should let people know we'll be flying this plane over them." This wasn't a one man operation, quite a few people had to of been involved and signed off on this, and that's what makes it so crazy.
To give you an idea of the panic this caused:
Oh and the picture?
The only thing that could make this better? Finding out it cost the taxpayers $357,000.
Her Royal Highness Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Fransisco
There's a reason people don't like Nancy Pelosi, and it has something to do with her being a word I won't use here. However if a conservative ever wants to pant liberals as elitists, they need only look to Nancy Pelosi as an example. Pelosi has a problem with spending, which we all know, but it goes beyond just supporting overpriced, bloated bills.
Take the debate over her jet. After 9-11 the Speaker of the House was legally obligated to fly on a military aircraft for security purposes, which makes sense.
So when does it become a problem?
Did you know she was entitled to a military plane? Neither did I. But under legislation passed after 9/11, it’s legally mandated for security reasons. Dennis Hastert had such special transport for five years.
Nancy Pelosi asked for a bigger (and far more expensive) plane because the one she was using couldn’t make it to the West Coast without a refueling stop. Hastert didn’t have that problem getting to Illinois.
It's pretty safe to say that there was no pressing security need to ensure she get a plane that can fly non-stop across the country. Refueling at military bases isn't exactly a risky proposition, but it does take time, and our Speaker demands that no expenses be spared in getting her from point A to point B in the least amount of time possible.
Pelosi reacted with her usual level of grace, which is shrieking and screaming like a banshee. She may have a point though, it is kinda sexist to criticize purchasing an expensive plane just so the Speaker can from point A to point B without stopping. Downright Un-American.
You could almost ignore the jet incident. She did have a legal obligation to fly on them, and even though the excuse is incredibly weak, it's still an excuse. But then Pelosi, in all her brilliance, does this:
Last fall, Speaker Nancy Pelosi moved her district office into the new federal building in San Francisco. The move quadrupled the rent she pays, and her new $18,736 monthly bill is almost double the next-highest rental paid by a Member of the House.
A database assembled by the Sunlight Foundation in cooperation with Roll Call provides new insight into Congressional spending on district office rents. Not surprisingly, Members from large urban districts with the highest property values are paying the most for district office rental, particularly New York–area Members.
But even in these high-rent districts, Pelosi’s new digs blow away the competition.
The next highest monthly office rent belongs to Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D), who occupies an office in a federal building in Manhattan’s trendy SoHo neighborhood for just under $10,600. Rep. José Serrano (D) paid $10,350 a month last year for an office in the Bronx, but he recently moved into a new building where the first month’s rent was only $9,583, his spokesman said Friday.
The fact that she's charging the US taxpayers over $200,000 a year on a district office is pretty ridiculous, but then you find out why she moved:
Pelosi’s spokesman said the high price of the Speaker’s new office is partly due to her need for additional space — she had been in her prior office for more than 20 years — and new security needs that go along with being the Speaker of the House.
“San Francisco is one of the most densely populated cities in the country and, of course, office space rents are some of the highest, on average, in the country,” said Drew Hammill, Pelosi’s press secretary.
“After being based in the Burton Federal Building for over 20 years, we were no longer able to meet the needs of San Franciscans in the existing space. The new office space is 3,075 square feet, nearly a third larger than the old space, which was of inadequate size. Additionally, the new building is more centrally located, right off of Market Street, which allows for easier access for constituents via public transportation,” Hammill said. Pelosi’s old office was about a half mile away, near San Francisco’s city hall.
Who buys this crap? Around $150,000 extra in costs because you wanted 33% more room and "new security"? That math is pretty sketchy even by Democrat standards, but the security part is what boggles my mind. She spent two years in the old building as Speaker, and suddenly she needs new security? What pressing threat justifies charging the US taxpayer so much more money?
This is all ignoring the moronic statements Pelosi regularly makes. When you spout out gems like "We have to pass to bill to find out what's in it." people tend to think you're lording over us poor, common, peasants. Which is either dangerously true or dangerously delusional. Probably a mixture of both.
Tell me who you are!!!
Democrat politicians have done a lot of things in the last eighteen months, but one of the things they've held back on is assaulting people, which is pretty wise when you want people to vote for you. Or you don't want to go to jail, take your pick.
But Representative Etheridge was having a bad day, so what does he do when two students ask him a question on the street? Loses his mind:
Check out the unedited footage here.
The only thing more confusing than his action is how quick Democrats have been to defend him. I don't get it, why? Even if the students were trying to ambush him, and are in fact not students, how is his response at all acceptable? He could of just kept walking, or given them an answer that didn't mean anything. Heck he could of even told them he doesn't appreciate being interviewed on the sidewalk. Really, he could of done just about anything other than what he did.
Hey, maybe they were students who were inspired by this message of civic involvement!
A crazed hypocrite makes for "Wtf" moments apparently.
Expect more posts like this in the future. The last year and a half has been filled with Democrats going mad, but virtually none of it gets the attention it deserves since the media is too busy going nuts over conservatives. Hearing what these people say or seeing what they do truly helps you grasp just how our country got to where it is today.
It's also the best argument for Congressional term limits.