The Republican National Convention is delayed by at least one day. This means the 5 birthers braying (was 7 but Ann must be on telly to humanise Robotic Mitt), 4(0,000) anit-abortion activists, 3(,000) preaching pudits, 2(0,000) white wing nuts, And Cayman Mitt in a hotel suite (telling yet another whopper lie…) will have to wait one more day to learn the lessons of pissing off women, proselytising about what God wants and the karma that all brings you this now second convention in a row delayed by a hurricane.
As two Republican governors will be absent dealing with what could be a category 2 hurricane making landfall, rearranging their beaches, and the world holds its breath hoping the gutting of regulation (Drill Baby Drill!) and rig shut downs do not cause another Deepwater Horizon in Mississippi or Louisiana and we once again pray for the ancient levee system to hold and keep the 9th ward above water.
It’s shape leader and presumed nominee Mitt Romney, already on record for 570 lies told on the campaign trail in 31 weekly episodes since the second week of January of the feature “Chronicling Mitt’s Mendacity” told the biggest of all to FOX News on Sunday: “There was no reduction- not 1 dollar reduction in taxes- by virtue of having an account in Switzerland or a Cayman Islands investment.” Then why do it? Everyone of the nearly 20,000 corporations there operating out of a tiny Georgetown, Grand Caymnan office building is there to save billions in taxes. We are honestly to believe you are the only investor there not for that reason? As my pals at ThePolitcalCarnival.net coined yesterday… BULLSHMITT!
The Party platform is so repressive, even Stalin would be proud and these people want to run the government for the next four years?
And there may be enough millions of lying Super PAC telly adverts out there to convince people to just let them? This is after the all the nation where George W. Bush was selected twice and they still rely on computerised voting systems that can be easily manipulated to get the result they want in a close election, making this is anything but the real world.
While we’re grateful to have one less evening of severe ear pain, this GOP Party Freak Show is bigger than their annual square dance in Washington (CPAC) and needs to be seen and heard. The world needs to watch this full-on birther, Obama is a Kenyan socialist, anti-abortion (even if a woman’s life is at stake), ‘Leave it to Beaver’ return to the 1950s, racist code word, misogynistic, vote suppressing, militarised police that stop anything resembling protest or free speech outside the bubble getting on air, kicking anyone from the podium who fails to follow their script (hello Ron Paul who has some 200+ delegates there and will not be allowed to speak because doing so and following the party script would “violate every principle I have stood for the last 30 years”) glory to be believed in this acid trip of a convention.
Denis G Campbell is the author of 6 books including 'Billionaire Boys Election Freak Show,' 'The Vagina Wars' & 'Egypt Unsh@ckled.' He is the editor of UK Progressive Magazine and provides commentary to the BBC, itv Al Jazeera English, CNN, MSNBC and others. His weekly 'World View with Denis Campbell' segment can be heard every Thursday on the globally syndicated The David Pakman Show. You can follow him on Twitter via @UKProgressive and on Facebook.
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