Sunday, October 20, 2013

And So You're Back, From Outer Space

File under: "What is Dead May Never Die":
Fmr. Rep. Tom DeLay Hails Cruz as ‘Hero,’ Slams ‘Arrogant-in-Chief’ Obama on CNN

Now that his money-laundering conviction has been overturned, former former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) joined CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Thursday afternoon to weigh in on the big news of the day, offering praise for fellow Texan Sen. Ted Cruz and denouncing President Obama as “arrogant-in-chief.”

DeLay began by admitting Republicans “did lose” the fight over the budget and the debt ceiling. Echoing the words of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), he said, “They put up a good fight. O appreciate everyone that voted against the deal yesterday and stood up and fought. Unfortunately, they didn’t have enough votes to carry out the fight and win.”
But the truly funny bit was how quickly the reporter turned frightened-rabbit and scampered back to the CNN Prime Directive the minute the Beast from Sugarland pointed a bony finger at her and accused her of being in league with...the filth [Liberal] media!
When Baldwin brought up Republicans’ crumbling approval ratings, Delay accused her of pushing a “media narrative” with those numbers. “I have no narrative, sir,” she responded. “I’m just right in the middle, just asking the question.”
And so, having thrown enough of a scare into this child to her in her place, the Beast from Sugarland gave her a lollipop and rolled out his talking points unimpeded:
“I’m not attacking you, Brooke,” DeLay assured her, “but we saw how the media completely trashed Ted Cruz and others, trying to fight for what their people believe in.” He said despite the GOP’s effective loss, “out here in the real world, outside of New York and Washington, D.C., these people think Ted Cruz is a hero. They think that those Republicans in the House are heroes. And they think that Obama is destroying this country.” 
Asked to elaborate on his criticism of Obama, DeLay referred to him as “arrogant-in-chief.” He added that the statement Obama delivered this morning was the “height of arrogance and incompetent. The president is incompetent with Obamacare. He can’t even roll out Obamacare. “He’s incompetent by enforcing on this country something that they don’t want. He’s incompetent in his foreign policy. He’s just an incompetent president.”
Now that he has beaten the rap, I wonder which of the Sunday Morning Gasbags will draw the short straw and get stuck with the job of starting the project of gut-rehabbing Tom DeLay from degenerate sleazebag to Beltway éminence grise?

Probably David Gregory.  He has a real talent for that sort of work.


kfreed said...

"Hero" Ted Cruz and Greenwald BFF Rand Paul (video)... must see to believe:

*Stay tuned, cruz gets to the govertment shutdown.

watchdog said...

For a no-talent bug spray-salesman who served under Bush and Darth Dick to call someone an incompetent president is laughable. Do these people have their shame centers lobotomized out of their brains to be able to attempt to get away with this stuff?