Thursday, January 5, 2012

When Conservative Isn't Radical Enough

Frankencandidate, from NYMag
There have been many euphemisms floating around about the GOP 2012 candidates, and not all of them from liberals. Words and phrases like, nuts. Crazy. Crazy train. Clown car. Cartoons. Some worse than that, but it's a common theme. The reason isn't just partisan sniping, these people really seem nuts. Santorum (don't Google me) thinks it's cool if states outlaw private bedroom activities and birth control. Perry wanted to secede. Paul, (the dearly departed) Bachmann and Cain have said too many nutty things to catalogue. 

We hobbyist bloggers try to capture the essence of this sort of thing. But sometimes, you just need to leave it to the professionals. And so. . .


The Molotov Party

Even those who loathe Karl Rove’s every word may be hard-pressed to dispute his pre-Christmas summation of the Republican circus so far:  the most unpredictable, rapidly shifting, and often downright inexplicable primary race I’ve ever witnessed. And all this, as he adds, before a single vote has been cast. The amazing GOP race has also been indisputably entertaining, spawning a new television genre, the debate as reality show. Installment No. 12, broadcast by ABC in the prime-time ghetto of a Saturday night in early December, drew more viewers (7.6 million) than that week’s episode of The Biggest Loser. It’s escapist fun for the entire family (Hispanic and gay families excluded). Or it would be were it not for the possibility that one of the contestants could end up as president of the United States. . .

Read more at: New York Magazine

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