By David Glenn Cox
One day, George Washington was feeling a bit bored. So, he summoned up his carriage and thought he would ride down to Congress and let them in on what he was thinking. Upon arrival, George was told to wait. And Congress would call for him when they were ready, good and ready. The President waited for hours until he finally left slightly angry. No, George was very angry.
There was no protocol about what Presidents could do and what Congress could do. But Congress was throwing down the gauntlet. The President doesn’t just show up at their door and demand Congress give him their undivided attention. They are co-equal branches of government, and George now understood that. No President has ever shown up at Congress’s door and demanded to be heard since the first time George Washington tried it.
The President must be invited to speak to Congress by Congress. And so, when the President does speak to Congress, The President is their invited guest in their house. Decorum is dead. If you don’t like anything, the President says you are free to shout him down. To hurl insults and accusations at him, just the same way you would towards an invited guest in your house.
“It’s better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.”
Joe Biden played the Republicans for a bunch of suckers last night. Talk about owning the Liberals, Joe rattled the radical Fascist’s cage. Joe mentioned the Republican plans to do away with Social Security and Medicare. The Republican mob immediately began to hoot and holler like dance night at a Klan rally. “Oh no, we would never do that! How dare you say we would do that! We would never do that!
Biden then looked at the camera and said, “Good, I’m glad we all agree.” Joe Biden used the Republicans like a hand towel. He used their predictable lack of manners and decorum against them. Nancy Pelosi tore a piece of paper during a Trump address and was roundly criticized by the Fascist foreign owned media. But a Fascist mob can hoot and holler at their invited guest. Because they have no leadership. Kevin McCarthy had promised us the Republican mob would behave themselves.
Clearly, the Republicans have no respect for the President or his office. No respect for their own office and no respect for their own leadership. Kevin McCarthy couldn’t lead a litter of puppies to their momma. His leadership skills were on full display last night.
And Joe Biden played them like a jukebox. He challenged them, “If you don’t believe me, stop by my office and I’ll give you a copy of the proposal.” Of course, the Republican Fascists could have disarmed Biden by remaining sphinx silent. But that would have been, what’s the word I’m looking for here…adult?
This Republican Congress, “Good luck in your senior year.” proved themselves the not ready for prime-time players. Each out to make the most noise and garner the most attention for themselves. Each jockeying for their own position, each looking to move up. Each looking to be the star player on the team, while not interested in the team. Rather than embarrassing the President, they embarrassed Kevin McCarthy. Kevin has no control over this mob.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered the Republican response. By saying in the first 30 seconds, the President was a liar. Oh, that’s clever argument. I wonder if she had help with that. But her thunder was stolen by the Republican Congress who spent the previous hour yelling the same thing.
The State of the Union address is always a laundry list of God bless America, we should work together and the President’s agenda. The inability of the Republican Fascist mob to keep silent for one hour tells their tale.
They could remain silent when the President spoke of raising taxes on corporations or limiting the greed of the medical industry. The mob was silent when Biden pointed out that 25% of the national debt was voted for under the last Administration. But that last little tidbit lit a fire under them. This Administration is being criticized for spending while reducing the national debt.
The Republicans thought they could blow smoke up the backside of the American public and hold the economy hostage to get what they wanted. But Joe just cut them off at the knees. Joe suckered them good them last night and used their big mouths against them. And it was easy, because the Republicans have no leadership and where there is no leadership the people are lost.
Marge Traitor Greene has her panties in a bunch with the revelation the Pentagon didn’t tell Trump about the prior Chinese balloons. It was clearly wrong for the Pentagon to do that. But it speaks volumes of for the stability of the mind of toddler Trump. Professional military leaders were afraid to tell the President of the United States news that might send him off the deep end. And might cause ketchup stains on the wall or a nuclear war.
Willing to risk their positions because they feared how toddler Trump might respond. More afraid of the President’s reaction and having the ability as adults to keep their lips buttoned. These were high ranking officers who take seriously the job of protecting our nation. And they felt it best for the good of the country, not the tell the President. Because they feared his response, feared his response!
The Republicans ditched their AR-15 pins last night and their flag pins too. Oh, how I wished I could read lips last night when Mitt Romney gave George Santos a tongue lashing. Santos sauntered up to Mitt and Mitt told him “He didn’t belong there” to get lost. In so many words Mitt was making it clear, “You’re Kevin’s problem and none of mine!”
Apparently, Mitt wasn’t interested in meeting a Broadway show producer, or a television star who led the American league in stolen bases last year. That exchange makes it clear the Senate Republicans aren’t on the same page with the House Republicans. If Kevin were charge of anything, he would have instructed George to wait in his office and watch the speech on TV.
George Santos is a lightning rod for criticism, and Kevin McCarthy’s defense of George Santos delegitimizes the entire House Republican delegation. George is a Macy’s Balloon poster child for this Republican mob. The Republicans welcome this fraud and a liar as one of their own. While they hoot holler like children at a Kiddee matinee. Manners? Rules of decorum? What are those?
You don’t have to believe me. It would be impossible for me to reprogram the proselytites and prostitutes of Plutocracy. Don’t listen to me, listen to Mitt Romney. Listen to the Pentagon and listen to the Fascist mob themselves. With the unmitigated nerve and the unmitigated Gall to call someone else a liar. To call anyone else a liar. In response to Romney’s rebuke, George Santos offers up a mean tweet. How appropriate and encapsulating of the entire Republican mob. “Nanny, nanny boo, boo!”
“For nearly four years you have had an Administration which instead of twirling its thumbs has rolled up its sleeves. We will keep our sleeves rolled up. We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace–business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering. They had begun to consider the Government of the United States as a mere appendage to their own affairs. We know now that Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
Gaul is an old name for France dating to the time of the Caesars. You meant gall. “proselytites and prostitutes of Plutocracy” is a wonderful phrase (applause) but you meant proselyte. Kiddee matinee, never been to one but did attend kiddie matinees as a child. I love every one of your posts and share them daily, BUT my mother was an English teacher. Hope this finds you well. Thanks for all you do!!!
I blame spell check. It kept changing back. Like Vandal!