Roger Ailes' Intellectual Flea Circus, aka Fox "News", insists on
inflicting the Romneys on us again four months after the Election, as if
being treated to a dose of Mitt at CPAC
later this month wasn't bad enough. And Mitt is whining
that it "kills" him he's not in the White House. Gee, didn't one of his
27 toothy sons say just a month ago that he really didn't want to run
for, you know, the second time in a row?
It was the same sense of entitlement that sent Romney packing not for
the White House but to one of his 121 mansions (La Jolla, I think. The
one with the car elevator). It's stultifyingly obvious that Romney's
sense of entitlement ("I deserve to be president because I'm rich and
because, gosh darn it, corporations like me!") is squarely at odds with
the basic concept of the democratic electoral process. Not enough people
voted for him because not enough people liked him.
Oh, but Mitt has a wonderful reason for that. It's not that he's
unlikable, something even Republicans were kvetching about during the
campaign, it's the campaign's fault. Not, "It's my fault I didn't get
elected because I'm a silicon-based humanoid who couldn't melt mercury
if you put it under my tongue" but the campaign's.
Mitt was generous enough to give to Chris Wallace some time ordinarily
spent having Cabinet meetings with his 846 grandchildrens' stuffed
animals to say it was the campaign's fault for not letting Mitt, well, unzip himself
in public and let flop out the nice, allaround oligarch he truly is.
Whether or not that speaks volumes about a presidential candidate's
inability to be themselves while being circumscribed by focus groups and
other handlers is beside the point.
The fact is, this past presidential election was the longest on record,
starting around 2007. Mitt had ample time to show the people what kind
of a... well, man he is (for want of a better word) and the irony is, he
did just that by refusing to divulge a decade's worth of tax returns,
whining about the 47% wanting free stuff, telling a heckler in Iowa that
"corporations are people, too, my friend", calling himself unemployed
to a bunch of actual unemployed people in Tampa.
No, Willard did exactly that,
to show the American people what a slime-blooded sociopath that made
hundreds of millions of dollars putting people out of work, bragging
about binders full of women and being genuinely surprised that gay
couples actually have families. People didn't elect Willard president
because he continued going from coast to coast acting as if the 1%,
rich, privileged old white people like him, were the 53%.
But to give us a more well-rounded explanation of why Mitt isn't
sitting in the White House right now, Ann Romney's vagina then expanded
and took over the rest of her body until she was an actual talking cunt.
In typical right wing fashion, Ann blamed not just the campaign but the
mainstream media. You know, the one that continued giving him one free
pass after another about his draft-dodging days in Paris, the missing
tax returns, the offshore bank accounts in seven different foreign
countries? This is what Queen Ann's gigantic labia said:
was not just the campaign’s fault. I believe it was the media's fault
as well, in that he was not being given a fair shake--that people
weren’t allowed to really see him for who he was. I’m happy to blame the
Of course she was happy to blame the
media represented by Chris Wallace because Ann Romney will now
contentedly spend the rest of her empty life blaming others for her
husband's inability to get elected to anything other than Governor of
Massachusetts in a year with a weak Democratic field.
we have the sour grapes pronouncement that we wouldn't be in this
sequester mess right now if Mitt got elected, so it's all Obama's fault,
don't you know?
For once I agree. We wouldn't have a
sequester triggering a trillion and a half dollars in cuts because Mitt
would've only been too glad to slip into Bain CEO mode and slash
virtually every dollar off the budget on the backs of the poor. The
Congressional Republicans and Romney would've seen eye to eye and to
slash even more programs that will be affected by sequestration. And now
we're hearing the comically irrelevant Romneys telling us, "You
should've voted for us but you didn't now you can reap the whirlwind,
The American voter is capable of making some
stupendously bad decisions (Giving Republicans the House in 1994 and
2009, reelecting Nixon, then Reagan, keeping Steve King and Michele
Bachmann in Congress, etc). But this time the American public didn't
fuck up as much as usual. Yeah, we reelected a corporation-loving war
criminal like Obama but he's our
corporation-loving war criminal because we said so.
And regardless of how many times Mitt and Ann piss and moan from one
gated mansion or another, that's never going to change. This is
democracy in action. Get off the roller coaster and fade back into the
crowd. Rich, white entitlement does not justify itself.