Great news: Roseanne Barr running for president
posted at 8:53 pm on February 2, 2012 by Allahpundit
No, not the Democratic Party. They don’t support legalizing weed.
“The Democrats and Republicans have proven that they are servants — bought and paid for by the 1% — who are not doing what’s in the best interest of the American people,” Barr said…
Barr has submitted paperwork to the Green Party for her candidacy. The party’s presidential nominee will be selected at a convention in Baltimore in July…
“I will barnstorm American living rooms,” she said in a candidate questionnaire submitted to the Green Party. “Mainstream media will be unable to ignore me, but more importantly they will be unable to overlook the needs of average Americans in the run-up to the 2012 election.”
The bad news: You’re going to have to endure this appearing (very) sporadically on your television for the next nine months. The good news: If Olbermann ever needs a washed-up comedian turned fringe-left demagogue to fill in for Garofalo on those tell-me-what-I-want-to-hear-about-the-right segments, now he’s got the perfect substitute.
Two clips for you here, one of her guillotine remarks on Russia Today, a.k.a. Kremlin TV, and the other of a retired LAPD cop who submitted this clip as his question to Obama in that lame Google+ townhall event a few days ago. Out of more than 133,000 questions submitted, with more than 1.6 million votes cast, this was the second-most popular. There is a market out there for her core issue, although, needless to say, she’s not going anywhere because of it.