Liberals are so transparent
“I love the smell of defections in the morning,” That is the tag line at the end of a post on the Daily Kos referring to a letter written by some schmuck claiming that he is some disgruntled Republican.
Remember I always mention that if you want to know the talking points of liberal blogs you focus on Kos and what shit they are throwing against the walls hoping that it sticks.
Well even before, I read this letter on Kos I wondered why so many liberal blogs were publishing letters from so-called defecting Republicans.
Instead of solidifying their base of support, they are trying to forward the notion that Republicans are leaving the party in droves.
Ask yourself something. Why would you give a fuck about what some John or Jane Doe utters on some letter to the editor?
You could also ask, why read the rantings of some crazy Negro who calls himself Snoop?
Both are legitimate questions. Lol! Yes we do like to use each other for our own political, personal, social or whatever gratification.
This certainly is no different that posting editorials here reflecting my political bent.
But my question is, if someone has an axe to grind with this administration does announcing their political affiliation in the piece give them some credibility?
I hear more and more on radio talk shows people start out by saying the oft used phrase “I love your show BUT.” Then they feel as if they must explain that “I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A REPUBLICAN” So Fucken what? Your point is.
I have written a number of pieces that were published, both letters to the editors and guest editorial pieces on all sorts of topics. Few people knew my political affiliation because I have always believed that divulging my political preference would actually hurt my credibility in addressing various topics.
If you want to bitch about G Dub and his policies, the War, Spygate, whatever, your political leanings frankly do not mean jack in the grand scheme of things.
However, liberal Democrats are scanning the net hunting for examples of Republican angst and using these to convince SOMEONE, that SEE even Republicans hate Bush.
Here are a few examples I found:
I have been a registered Republican all of my adult life, but after observing the Bush administration for the past five years, I feel obliged to express my public outrage at the actions of a president who claims to represent my party.
The Republican Party I joined 25 years ago believed in fiscal responsibility.
Under the "leadership" of President Bush, domestic spending has risen at the fastest rate since Lyndon Johnson's "great society," and of all the pork-filled bills passed by Congress, Bush has not vetoed even one.
Consequently, the deficit has ballooned, and future generations face an ever-growing mountain of debt.
Is this fiscal responsibility?
The old Republican Party championed the individual against the might of Washington, D.C., but this president in his arrogance thinks checks and balances don't apply to him.
He asks us to trust his judgment with our civil liberties, but why should we?
His judgment must be questioned because the only thing that matches the administration's arrogance is its incompetence.
One only has to consider the prosecution of the Iraqi occupation, the shambles of post-war reconstruction or the hurricane response to realize that this administration is not fit to be trusted with the rights and liberties that generations of Americans have sacrificed to acquire and preserve.
President Bush has called for an investigation to find out who leaked the information about his domestic spying program.
In reality, it is this appallingly arrogant administration's blatant and egregious abuses of power that should be investigated.
Portland Press Herald”
SOUNDS LIKE HOWARD DEAN!
“My grandparents always registered Republican but voted Democratic. That’s what you did in those days if you didn’t want your kids to go to Vietnam. Philly is working class and Democratic but local politics in those days was always Republican bully politics where we lived. Being a registered Republican could be helpful in getting deferments or getting in the guard to avoid the war in the jungles of South East Asia. This mentality was pervasive in our community. You just didn’t register as a Democrat when Nixon was in charge. If you needed anything from the local government you better be a Republican. Vote Democratic quietly. Politics was reserved for talk around the dinner table. In our house you didn’t discuss your democratic proclivities with anyone on the outside. You might end up on the “list”.”
TRANSLATION, REPUBLICANS WILL KILL YOU, BEWARE!!
"I am 40 yrs. old & have been a registered Republican my entire adult life. Although I agree with the party's position on taxes, and other related issues, I am ashamed of their "war" on the environment. I appologize to the American people and promise to continue working to protect wilderness and wildlife.”
“A Registered Republican Since the 70s - Me!
I've always supported the Republicans' tight fiscal policies.
However, their support of monopolies, big religion, expensive
military and their war on the environment have always been
disappointments. As a Republican, I'll continue working to attempt
bringing honor, reason and decency to the Republican party.”
JUST HOW THE FUCK DO YOU PLAN ON DOING THAT?
“What disturbs me the most is the moral climate being established by President Bush and his Administration. President Bush is absolutely right when he says that values should be a prominent topic in this crucial election. As a registered Republican, I've felt this way for years -- long before my first child was born. It's why this dad will be voting for John Kerry. As a registered Republican, I am stunned that so many in our political party are so staunchly defending President Bush. It's time we put the good of our country ahead of our partisan interests.
I was a life-long Republican, my family members are all Republicans, but this year I reregistered as a Democrat because I can't stand what the Republicans are doing to our country right now. - Sue from Boulder, Colorado”
“In case you're wondering, (NO ASSHOLE I WASN’T) I've been an active Republican for years. As a grade-schooler in the early 1970s, I went door to door handing out GOP campaign literature. As a young adult in the early 1980s, I was such a party stalwart that friends called me Alex -- after Michael J. Fox's conservative TV character on "Family Ties." In the 1990s, I proudly served for seven years in the Voinovich Administration when he was governor.”
P.S. I USE TO BE A DEMOCRAT, UNTIL SOME TEACHER (FIRST GRADE) SAID THAT I HAD TO SHARE MY PAINTING SUPPLIES WITH THOSE WHO MAY HAVE FORGOT THEIRS.
DAMM LIBERALS MAKE ME SICK!