Daily Archives: 6 January 2013

Some Helpful Hints For the GOP to Get A Clue …


It’s pointless to kick people when they’re down, no matter HOW rewarding it might seem, nor how much kvelling it makes in the pupik.


Republican Congressman Insults Nancy Pelosi’s Appearance: ‘There’s No Facelift With John Boehner’
Scott Keyes / ThinkProgress

An outspoken Republican congressman castigated House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s looks during a radio interview Friday.  —  Speaking with guest host Larry O’Connor on the Dennis Miller Show, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) argued that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was functionally equivalent to Pelosi because both held one-on-one backroom negotiations with the president. Gohmert then went on to deride Pelosi’s appearance: “Well, let’s give him credit. There’s no facelift with John Boehner.” [...]

Helpfully, you can listen to the audio to catch the subtle nuances that mere stenography has missed in this grade-school-bullies-on-the-playground interchange. Continue reading


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