Connecticut governor: Those Repubs sure are unpatriotic for wanting Obama out of office

posted at 8:41 pm on July 13, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

Oh hey, check that out — another day, another Democrat redefining “patriotism” for political purposes.

At a Democratic press conference, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy accused Republicans of uniting beneath the sole banner of defeating Barack Obama in November without any meaningful legislative ideas to back it up — most unpatriotic of them.

“To be a Republican today, you have to deny reality and embrace a message that has no other purpose than to elect their candidate as President of the United States,” Malloy said at a press conference with other Democratic governors in Williamsburg, the site of the National Governors Association annual meeting. …

“They know what they’re against, but they can’t tell you what they’re for,” he said. …

“In other times taking those positions would be described as unpatriotic, but our politics have become so distorted that to be against a jobs bill is a good thing, and to be against health reform is a good thing,” he said.

Yes, sir, but why is our biggest issue getting President Obama out of office? Because you’re right, nobody can get anything done — in the 2010 elections, the American people elected to have a divided government in order to frustrate Obama’s plans. Republicans want Obama out of office, because it’s the greatest hope we have to repealing his monstrosity of a health care tax-and-reform law, and a whole host of other damaging rules and regulations. And when it comes to meaningful, proactive ideas for health care and jobs legislation, I’m pretty sure Republicans have those in spades.

So, yeah, releasing Obama from his presidential obligations is without a doubt my biggest issue — because otherwise, we’re not going to be able to stop the tidal wave of job-killing legislation and taxes about to drown our economy even further, and it’s not like we can do much else in the meantime. I think that makes me pretty darn patriotic, and I don’t really appreciate the unsubstantive demagoguery.


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Hey governor, how are you doing with the crime rates in Hartford and New Haven?

diogenes on July 14, 2012 at 9:59 AM

Just another Dem Party hack saying dumb sh*t…
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RalphyBoy on July 14, 2012 at 10:20 AM

I get so tired of Democrats and their consistent efforts to mislead people. This goes back to Mitch McConnell’s statement that the Republican priority is to get Barack Obama out of office. And that IS our priority. But there’s a REASON for that. It’s because NOTHING that can be done legislatively to help this country get back on its feet while that amateurish, partisan HACK is standing firmly in the path of recovery.

Everyone knows that. And every time a whining, pathetic Democrat twists the meaning of those words, we all see right through it. They identify themselves in that very moment as players of political games rather than serious public servants with differing viewpoints.

Murf76 on July 14, 2012 at 10:57 AM

At a Democratic press conference, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy accused Republicans of uniting beneath the sole banner of defeating Barack Obama in November without any meaningful legislative ideas to back it up — most unpatriotic of them.

It’s amazing that Leftists can say such things publicly.
I suppose it is SOP for Dems to demonize everything proposed by the GOP, but the facts simply do not bear out one word of truth in anything they say.
Can 52% be that stupid again?
Sadly … Yes
~(Ä)~

Karl Magnus on July 14, 2012 at 11:17 AM

Hey, Mitt:
Anyone on your staff reading this?
Why not throw us righties a bone
We’re all so down.
How about a conservative VP choice?
Even if you don’t like us, you could pretend.

Belle on July 14, 2012 at 11:18 AM

What is the first thing they do when a company is deemed to be heading in the wrong direction? They fire the CEO, and then proceed to take the necessary steps to right the ship. There is nothing unpatriotic about wanting our current Commander-in-Chief gone.

Keep in mind that this is coming from a man who wanted to put a $5 tax on haircuts and charge state sales tax on what would have been the FULL PRICE of an item, even if you bought it on sale, with a coupon or got a rebate! (ie. if you bought a car and got a $3,000 rebate, you’d pay sales tax on the price without the rebate – which means you’d be paying tax on money you didn’t even spend!) Malloy never met a tax he didn’t like.

As a resident of CT, my NEXT GOAL, after doing whatever I can to get Obama out of office, is to get that simp Dannel (stupid name, isn’t it?) Malloy out of office! Voting these clowns out of office is actually the most PATRIOTIC thing I can do!

Logic on July 14, 2012 at 11:25 AM

“deny reality”

That’s pretty rich coming from a Dem…they promise the ignorant lifetime supplies of rainbows and unicorns. The stuff they come up with to get elected is hallucinogenic and psychotic.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 14, 2012 at 11:30 AM

I’m gonna to come right out and admit that I’m not voting for Obama because his stories just are not up to snuff. Heck, even he said so! I want me some good stories, ya know? I mean, seriously, how am I supposed to stay inspired if he drops the ball? I can’t be expected to inspire myself now, can I? That’s like mental masturbation and I ain’t gonna go there. Man, his stories have gotten so bad that just the other day I got lost trying to find the welfare office. What’s up with that? He can’t even give good directions!

natasha333 on July 14, 2012 at 11:32 AM

This is really funny, coming from a Democrat, after the way they treated Bush in 2004. I remember one of the Democrats, I’m not sure which one, hoping the Republicans didn’t treat Obama as poorly as the Democrats treated Bush. The funny thing about that is, I firmly believe in January 2009, the Republicans were so afraid of the Democrats after the last couple of years, they were ready to deal and play nice. The problem is, the Democrats, drunk with the power they’d just attained, decided to not play at all and left the Republicans out. Obama started treating the Republicans like the Democrats treated Bush and he ended up looking pretty foolish and aggravating people.

Once the Democrats started acting like Chicago Thugs, the way they put their legislative packages together and took votes on them, they gave birth to the tea party and the rest is history. That’s the history, at least as I see it.

The Governor of Connecticut should really take a step back and try and be a real politician because he could be dealing with a Republican Congress and a Republican President. Although Republicans don’t tend to be as thugish as Democrats in dealing with people they disagree with, for the worst of them, like anyone calling them unpatriotic for disagreeing with the Chicago Thug, there could be small consequences.

bflat879 on July 14, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Dan Malloy is an arrogant incompetent idiot. He raised taxes-the biggest tax hike in Connecticut history(he calls it shared sacrifice) and we still have a $192 million dollar deficit and he’s not disapointed, he loves it. He said so himself. The people in this state would vote for Fidel Castro against a republican if they could.

CTpatriot on July 14, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Dan Malloy is an arrogant incompetent idiot.

Hmmm, arrogance, incompetence and idiocy. Three key factors in being a successful low to medium level dem politician, and useful tool.

I’m sure, in his mind, it is we who are what he is, since we stubbornly refuse to be assimilated into his political ideology.

hawkeye54 on July 14, 2012 at 2:25 PM

This is so awesome! Clarity has come to American politics so vividly in the era of Emperor O’Bonehead that anyone right now who fails to understand the difference between the GOP and the Dems is either retarded or just kidding themselves.

HotGas has in the past few days highlighted the insanity that is the Democraps with great precision. Just look at this lineup of idiots, leftists, and all around clowns leading the lefty states:

Martin O’Malley – retard – Maryland
Pat Quinn – bankrupt – Illinois
Dan Malloy – carnival barker – Connecticut
(Wow…Irish Catholic leftists…how sad is that?)
Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown – bankrupt – California
Deval “Devil” Patrick – statist – Taxachusetts
Andrew “Wiseguy” Cuomo – punk – New York
Mark Dayton – literally retarded – Minnesota
Beverly Perdue – lame duck – North Carolina
Neil Abercrombie – socialist – Hawaii

Add to that the stunning fact that Montana, Arkansas, Missouri, NC, Kentucky and West Virginia all have nitwit Democrat Governors…and that’s going to change.

Great time to be a GOPer. We get to mock these fools every day.

Jaibones on July 14, 2012 at 2:29 PM

Born and raised in the Nutmeg state. left in ’77 and NEVER looked
back. Place is full white guilt libs that’ll serve their daughters
to the gang thugs just to say they love blacks. Saw the rich
suck the toes of the richer and the middle class try to keep
up with the Jones to the point going so far into debt that
they’ll never recover. And it’s a cold cold cold place to work.
Now the have a U.S. Senator that can’t explain how business works,
lied about going to Vietnam and a Gov that probably served his
daughter to . . . .will you know.

Me. . . .I was lucky enough to suffer the effect of downsizing.
(Carter was the big cheese then ) Moved to Texas and will never
go back.

Texyank on July 14, 2012 at 2:29 PM

Although Republicans don’t tend to be as thugish as Democrats

In trends and tendancies, Republicans aren’t thuggish at all. It isn’t in us, our ethics and morals tend to keep us from using thuggery, and we aren’t even close to being as good at it as many dems. We prefer to persuade with ideas and not threats or acts of physical or verbal violence. Although in frustration some of us do trend toward unkind words and insults in our dialogue.

hawkeye54 on July 14, 2012 at 2:30 PM

I can tell you EXACTLY what I am for. I won’t waste time typing it, you will never do it, you insane, arrogant libtard.

sablegsd on July 14, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Dan Malloy accuses republicans of denying reality, but democrats live in fantasy land where everything is backwards and there are no consequences for anything. Dan Malloy denies reality. Obama denies reality. I live in the real world and these two are just insane liberal jack asses. Nothing they do makes sense and things get much worse as a result of their insanity.

CTpatriot on July 14, 2012 at 3:28 PM

As for the health care law…the law passed in Mass was a state law that was supported by the people of that state. It did not effect more than 6% of the population. It did not effect medicare or medicaid.

If you want to sit home with your thumb your butt..fine, but don’t pretend there is no difference between these men.

Terrye on July 14, 2012 at 7:19 AM

1) I’ve been involved in grass roots activism for over 10 years, and am today an elected delegate. What have you done lately?

2) So you know nothing about MittCare yet to wax eloquently on what you know nothing about. Time to free your mind:

As of fiscal year 2010 Romneycare had increased Massachusetts health care spending by about $700 million, with roughly half paid by the federal government through the Medicaid program and about half paid by the state.

Mitt Romney has raised taxes on as many people as Barack Obama has. Half of RomneyCare’s new spending was financed by the federal government through the Medicaid program, which is financed through federal taxes, which fall on taxpayers in all 50 states. That means that when Romney financed half of RomneyCare’s new spending by pulling down more federal Medicaid dollars, he increased taxes on residents of all 50 states.

That is what you support today?!?! I didn’t know how liberal you were until now.

DannoJyd on July 15, 2012 at 8:25 AM

CAUSE HE’S NOT A MARXIST TRYING TO DESTROY THE U.S. ECONOMY AND THE CONSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS.

BigAlSouth on July 14, 2012 at 7:45 AM

Yet. You left out the word YET, so you want to give him his turn at bat. How sweet:

Mitt Romney has raised taxes on as many people as Barack Obama has.
Half of RomneyCare’s new spending was financed by the federal government through the Medicaid program, which is financed through federal taxes, which fall on taxpayers in all 50 states. That means that when Romney financed half of RomneyCare’s new spending by pulling down more federal Medicaid dollars, he increased taxes on residents of all 50 states.

Now you know where part of 0bama’s TRILLION DOLLARS PER YEAR in deficit spending goes, and why you can thank Willard for it.

DannoJyd on July 15, 2012 at 8:30 AM

With all undue respect, Mr Malloy, I am well aware of what I stand for. And it’s certainly not people like you who have nothing to contribute except name-calling and insulting the very people you took an oath to help. Moron!

jeannec on July 15, 2012 at 1:32 PM

DannoJyd on July 15, 2012 at 8:30 AM

You’ve convinced me DannoJyD, lets keep Obama, a recession economy for another 4 years, massive debt; new regulations, and a crippling of the economy.

Let’s have Obama pick the next 2 SCOTUS members and keep ups on a hard-left liberal keel in this nation for at least the next generation and make sure we NEVER recover.

That is the alternative… and apparently one you’re pushing for as hard as you can.

Do you dislike all people; or just Americans such that you desperately want to see them suffer as much as possible? Or do you have some alternative?

It’s easy to point out faults, do you have a solution? Or just a lot of needless whining and complaining while trying to make things worse?

gekkobear on July 15, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Connecticut governor: Those Repubs sure are unpatriotic for wanting Obama out of office

no offense, but who gives a shiite about what a blue-state, tax’n'spend, liberal governor thinks or says about republicans? The folks in connecticut are getting the government they deserve for voting the way they do.

olesparkie on July 16, 2012 at 9:48 AM

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