As I carry out my business around Central Illinois, I will occasionally turn on Limbaugh to find out what kind of offal Crazy Uncle Liberty is stuffing his skull with this week.
... Eric Shinseki, about whom we have spoken at great length previously. "If the evidence of mismanagement continues to accumulate, the Obama administration will find itself not in another partisan knife-fight, but under fire from both parties in a Congress where the uniformed military is venerated." Right. Both parties, where uniform military is venerated. Right, right, right, right.And *click* off it goes.
Now, let me ask you a question, just a little hypothetical. Let's say Obama had a secret list of people for food stamps...
Good Lord. And the Right has been letting this bellowing slab of racist rage do their thinking for them for a them.
Three hours a day of this.
Five days a week.
On hundreds of stations coast to coast.
For a quarter of a century.
I ride along awhile longer and decide to take another wingnut biopsy.
I mean, there isn't one thing that a government bureaucracy does efficiently or well. Very little. I mean, you could say, if you turn the military loose, shackle them very little, let 'em fight a war, they'll win it. But, I mean, outside of that, take your pick.*click*
Now multiply this by tens of millions of voters and you have an answer to 75% of all questions about why our politics are so fucked in the head.