Ronald Reagan had “Trickle Down.” George H.W. Bush had “Voodoo.” And now comes obama with his very own, personalized flavor of flam-flam financial theory: Mirage Economics. Yep, that’s right — if you HOPE for it hard enough, you’ll be able to see a “faint glimmer” waaaay off in the distance. Leave it to the guy who campaigned with a straight face and a strategy so abundantly empty of substance that it must have been helium he was pushing on his followers — it made them so HAPPY and lightheaded and silly. What a bunch of chimpmunks.
The Tea Parties being held nationwide seem to be attracting Americans from a WIDE spectrum of political ideologies — Republicans, certainly, but also Independents, Libertarians, moderate Dems, and Pumas — not to mention a smattering of obama Democrats who can’t take it anymore (Welcome back!). While the organizers and financial backers of these protests may have right-wing agendas, I find it hard to believe that most of those showing up share those views. Krugman and the rest of the commentariat is WRONG — it’s not like people join focus groups or fill out detailed questionnaires about their precise political positions on fifty different issues before they show up at a protest or rally. For hard-core organizers we can know what the agenda is (because they TELL us upfront, der). But who’s to say WHY that middle aged dude or that college student showed up? Curiosity? Spontanaeity? Just passing by? The truth is, whether or not the mainstream media or SCFP choose to report it, if tens of thousands of Americans show up to protest today it will be because of popular DISGUST with government in general and the policies of obama in particular. Whether it’s primarily a tax protest or a budget deficit protest will be splitting hairs. Not that the BOIZ won’t split hairs, of course, being as how they have the mental subtlety of chimpanzees, splitting hairs and picking nits is WHAT THEY DO BEST! (well, maybe not BEST. Being jackasses is what they do best.)
If you’re going to a Tea Party, let us know — desrcibe your sign, take pics and send them to email@example.com!
Cinie’s got a hilarious piece about the new GM Puma-Mobile HERE.
The documentary “Media Malpractice: How Obama Won and Palin Was Targeted” will be screened for $5 on Friday night in New York City – NYC area Pumas may want to check this out!
If you haven’t been keeping up with all the ways that Goldman Sachs is looting our Treasury (and really, how could you? It is a job for teams of experts working overtime in 25-hour daily shifts) use THIS site as your guide to everything Evil About Goldman. It’s called GoldmanSachs666, get it?
And welcome back to danceswithpumas! The blog just isn’t the same without you Hon!