I think deep down I always knew that "conservative" columnist William Kristol was part of a liberal pundit sleeper cell…
"It won't kill the country if we raise taxes a little bit on millionaires," he said on "Fox News Sunday." "It really won't, I don't think. I don't really understand why Republicans don't take Obama's offer."
"Really? The Republican Party is going to fall on its sword to defend a bunch of millionaires, half of whom voted Democratic and half of whom live in Hollywood and are hostile?" he asked.
It makes perfect sense. Remember how he pushed for Romney to choose Paul Ryan? Or his campaign for Sarah Palin in '08? Who would do that except somebody who really really hated the Republican Party?
Think about it.
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Tags: Taxes, William Kristol
Somebody tell Barack Obama to call off the dogs on his opponent. This is getting disgusting. Just look at this growing list of highly-partisan Obama spokespeople who will just not cease hammering Mitt Romney on his refusal to release more than two years worth of tax returns.
Texas governor, drinking buddy with Obama and one other thing, Rick Perry…
"I'm a big believer that no matter who you are or what office you're running for, you should be as transparent as you can be with your tax returns and other aspects of your life so that people have the appropriate ability to judge your background and what have you,"
Vehemently anti-big government pen pal to Obama, Ron Paul…
Texas Rep. Ron Paul said Tuesday that Mitt Romney should release more of his tax returns… "In the scheme of things politically, you know, it looks like releasing tax returns is what the people want."
Right-wing BFF of the President, William Kristol…
"He should release the tax returns tomorrow. It's crazy. You gotta release six, eight, ten years of back tax returns. Take the hit for a day or two."
Obama's flunkies on the highly conservative Nation Review editorial board…
"He's a politician running for the highest office in the land, and his current posture is probably unsustainable. In all likelihood, he won't be able to maintain a position that looks secretive and is a departure from campaign conventions."
Conservative pundit and WOW guild member with Obama, George Will…
"If something’s going to come out, get it out in a hurry. I do not know why, given that Mitt Romney knew the day that McCain lost in 2008 that he was going to run for president again that he didn’t get all of this out and tidy up some of his offshore accounts and all the rest."
Alabama governor and tennis partner to Obama, Robert Bentley…
"If you have things to hide, then maybe you’re doing things wrong. I think you ought to be willing to release everything to the American people."
Do the President and his coterie of sycophantic lackeys have no shame at all?!
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Tags: Barack Obama, National Review, Rick Perry, Robert Bentley, William Kristol
Aw, it's so cute how conservative columnist William Kristol is always imagineering up fantastical scenarios in which magical conservatives come galloping out of the wilderness on magnificent white elephants to save the Republican Party from the Republican Party. Like, remember when he invented Sarah Palin? That was so adorable!
Well, please allow me to introduce you to his newest creation: President Paul Ryan and Vice President Marco Rubio…
The key, I think, would be if both Romney and Gingrich stumbled during January. If that were to happen, there would be a window of opportunity in February — during the gap between the first spurt of January primaries and Super Tuesday on March 6. The window probably closes around Valentine’s Day — Tuesday, February 14 — so let’s call the late entry the Valentine’s Day option. That could be the last chance (unless there’s a deadlocked convention, which isn’t totally outside the realm of possibility either) for Republicans to throw off the old suitors and run into the arms of a new Prince Charming. Or two. And Valentine’s Day is for the young.
So (as I argued a year ago – and several times subsequently), why not the best? Ryan-Rubio 2012?
And don’t think, by the way, that Ryan and Rubio are too young.
Hear that, GOP? There's still time! Your twin nights of glimmering austerity can still jump into the race, throw the foundering nation onto their broad strong backs and carry America through the littered debris of disappointing candidates and up… up… up past the cloud line to rest forever as a shining city upon a hill.
And they can do it without shirts. All oiled up and stuff. And, like, their pants can be really tight, so you can just kind of almost get a decent look at the throbbing manhood that dangles between their muscled thighs. But in a tasteful conservative way.
And we'll all live happily ever after. Amen.
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Tags: House of Representatives, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Primaries, Republicans, Senate, William Kristol
* This is starting to look more and more like a viable third-party option.
* You know, I'm pretty sure if The Old One dropped Dagon in favor of Chris Christie, he'd get William Kristol's endorsement.
* Gary Johnson remarkably desperate to keep his name associated with dog shit. Surprised he didn't choose Rick Santorum as his running mate last night.
* Florida Gov. Rick Scott fires 15,000 public employees to prove that "government doesn’t create jobs." Check and mate.
Tags: Chris Christie, Cthulhu, Debates, Florida, Gary Johnson, Pork Barrel, Primaries, Republicans, Rick Scott, Unemployment, William Kristol
It appears that even there's actually a limit William Kristol shameless, unthinking and unwavering support for Queen Sarah, Female Reincarnation of Ronald Reagan and Savior of the Republican Party, and we appear to have come crashing up against it, as evidenced by this quote from a Vanderbilt University panel discussion earlier this week.
Say it ain't so, Bill. Say it ain't so…
"When she quit as governor of Alaska, that was a questionable move from her point of view, but I thought at least then that she would come to the mainland and really participate in the national debate," he said. "Instead, [it] turns out that she loves Alaska, which is to her credit — but then I don't know why she quit as governor."
"She has a very shrewd judgement about politics and policy and very good instnacts — but she hasn't done what Reagan … did, which is really educate himself over a number of years," Kristol said.
"I think she's unlikely to be the Republican nominee, and to be honest I think she probably shouldn't be the Republican nominee for president," he said, adding that he thinks she's "unlikely" to run.
When you've lost Bill Kristol's support, you've lost the support of willfully-ignorant, stubborn, uncaring and deluded people nationwide.
Which is to say, pretty much the whole Republican Party.
Tags: Primaries, Republicans, Sarah Palin, William Kristol