First, while on Fox News Republican Mitt Romney was asked by Republican Steve Doocy if President Obama was going around trying to sound all Republican.
Doocy teed up a clip of President Obama speaking to a group of voters in Ohio on Wednesday, and said that the President sounded “a little like a Republican” when he praised the free market and said that government has its limitations before ultimately praising the collective government.Because, as we all know, anything to do with the free market and growing the economy via such means absolutely comes from the GOP.
Secondly, we have Republican Allen West on CNN refusing to name names of the 90 or so Democratic Members of Congress he said are Communists.
O’BRIEN: So name names for me. Which? Start naming the 78 to 81.It's important to note at this time that Mitt Romney, Steve Doocy and Allen West are all members of a political party that instituted TARP, that numerous times in the last decade bailed out the airline industry, that nationalized Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lehman Bros, Bear Stearns, AIG, the auto industry, Citigroup, and Bank of America. It was the GOP that did all that!!!
WEST: Oh we don’t have to do that…
O’BRIEN: No, no, we do, I’m dying to know.
WEST: You can go look up the Congressional Progressive Caucus. You can go look up the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
O’BRIEN: I’ve got them right here.
WEST: Well then you’ve got the names.
O’BRIEN: So [Minnesota Democratic Rep.] Keith Ellison is a Communist?
WEST: Soledad, Soledad you know something…
O’BRIEN: [Arizona Democratic Rep.] Raúl Grijalva is a Communist?
WEST: Well look, I’m just talking about the fact that the ideologies, the principles you believe in.
O’BRIEN: [Wisconsin Democratic Rep.] Tammy Baldwin is a Communist? [California Democratic Rep.] Judy Chu is a Communist?
WEST: You can call it whatever you want. You can call it whatever you want. I’m talking about their beliefs.
O’BRIEN: No but I want to know what you’re calling it.
WEST: I’m calling it this: Communist, Progressive, Marxist, Socialist, Statist — which is another term that’s been used. I’m looking at the ideologies.
But let's not stop there. Sure nationalizing entire financial industries is a huge step in the communist direction but there's way more. It was the Republican Party that created our first ever national takeover of Education with No Child Left Behind. It was the GOP that grew government by leaps and bounds with their completely unfunded $700 billion expansion of Medicare in 2003. Romney, Doocy and West, too, are all members of the political party that is responsible for the single largest public works project ever created in the Eisenhower Interstate System. They all three are members of the the Party that created the Department of Homeland Security as well as set us on a course of the largest redistribution of American wealth in history with the war in Iraq. There's your communist threat people!
It's important to note this because it's insane for Republicans and the media to somehow think they can have the history they do and get to call other people communists and complain about the size and spending problems of the federal government. The GOP is no stranger to communism, Big Government or socialism.
As a personal note, I fully realize how inaccurately I'm using the term communism. I'm using it as they use it. I'm fully aware that taking over AIG or Bank of America or building a highway doesn't mean you're a Communist. I know this. But if a Democratic president had done that there is no doubt Republicans would call it communism. They already are actually. I'm not going to allow myself to play by different rules. I can be just as lazy, inaccurate and repugnant as them. It's the only way to prove the point that they are completely delusional and allowing them to continue this charade of small government, fiscal crusaders is actually even lazier and more retarded. Make them own it!