Great news: Author of “You didn’t build that” gets prime-time slot at Democratic convention

posted at 12:41 pm on July 31, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

It’s not quite as good as getting the keynote slot, which will instead go to San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, but for Republicans, it’s pretty darned close to perfect.  Democrats gave Elizabeth Warren the prime-time slot just before Bill Clinton will officially nominate Barack Obama to be the party’s candidate in the November election, which means she may get even more viewers and attention than Castro in the keynote position. National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar wonders what Democrats are thinking:

She’s clearly a hit with the Democratic base, as demonstrated by her record fundraising numbers and rock-star appeal with liberals.  But fundraising and base enthusiasm don’t necessarily translate into political support.  She’s locked in a neck-and-neck battle with Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., but polls show about one-quarter of Obama supporters in Massachusetts are supporting Brown – the highest cross-over total seen in any competitive Senate race this cycle.  Many of the defectors are working-class Democrats who don’t naturally connect with her personally. As one senior Democratic strategist put it to me, she’s struggling among the Democrats who are liberal, but don’t know it.

Democrats publicly are confident about using the convention to cast Romney as an out-of-touch plutocrat, and believe Warren’s background advocating for consumers makes her an ideal prosecutor.  But it’s worth remembering that Obama’s biggest recent campaign blunder was when he downplayed the individual efforts of entrepreneurs, in ad-libbed remarks in Roanoke, Virginia.  It was his watered down version of Warren’s view of the free market, remarks that went viral last year.
In a best-case scenario for Democrats, Warren could emerge as a hit among the Wal-Mart moms, that oft-cited demographic that could be decisive in a close election.  In a worst-case scenario, sounding too hard-edged could risk a Democratic version of Pat Buchanan’s infamous 1992 convention speech, where he argued there was “a religious war going on in our country for the soul of America.”  It was a hit in certain conservative circles, but a total flop with the average voter.

What are the odds that she’ll go on another “you businessmen are barely-tolerated parasites on the body proletariat” rant on prime-time TV?  That’s probably a long shot; she’s already trying to backpedal from her angry tirade, as the Boston Herald reports.  Now she’s claiming to be the Savior of Wall Street:

“Every now and again, I meet with someone who’s been very successful on Wall Street, who says, ‘I want to support your campaign because I believe you will save capitalism. I believe in capitalism, and I understand there have to be rules. And they have to be consistently enforced,’ ” Warren told the National Journal.

“She certainly has a high opinion of herself,” chortled Republican strategist Rob Gray, adding, “It’s not one that most people who started their business from the ground up would agree with.”

“Nice try, but to make it sound as though government is business-friendly is laughable,” snarked Fran Wendel-boe, a New Hampshire Republican operative who noted that voters nationwide have bristled at Obama and Warren’s claims that business owners can’t succeed without government help.

“Obviously she’s trying to turn it around, but I don’t think voters or small businesses are going to buy that,” Wendelboe said. “She opened a door she shouldn’t have opened.”

You know who else ran as a Savior of Wall Street?  Barack Obama, in 2008.  How did that work out for Wall Street?  Based on their pattern of support in 2012, one would have to conclude that Obama is a bad investment.  The two main purveyors of class-warfare rhetoric in the Democratic Party aren’t going to be able to sell themselves as the Defenders of Capitalism after their footsie-playing with the Occupy movement. Don’t forget that Warren claimed credit for providing the “intellectual foundation” for the Occupy movement, when she thought that she could benefit from the association.

Expect Warren to spin a lot of sweetness and light toward Wall Street and entrepreneurs in her prime-time speech at the DNCC, but don’t expect anyone to buy it.  This angry rant from Warren and Obama have already shown what lies beneath the mask, as well as her embrace of Occupy nihilism in the streets:

Maybe they can play this music behind her during the speech, too ….


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They deserve each other, Mr. and Mrs. Loot.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Loading up on popcorn…

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

The two are theft by thuggery experts.

How come you dummies in the Native American groups don’t rise up against this charlatanry? You’re otherwise always active.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Bill Clinton will play President.

E. Warren will play Looter.

Obama will be what he always is, an eunuchy weasely marionette extraordinaire.

The Clintons will then vote for Romney.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

You didn’t write that.
You didn’t discover that.
You didn’t create more economic process to manufactor that
You didn’t create your family, we did

Oil Can on July 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Actually neither of them came up with “you didn’t build that” on their own. George Lackoff (rhymes with) did that.

wildcat72 on July 31, 2012 at 12:46 PM

“Shove it!”

The War Planner on July 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Bill Clinton will play President.

E. Warren will play Looter.

Obama will be what he always is, an eunuchy weasely marionette extraordinaire.

The Clintons will then vote for Romney.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

They ought to have Valerie Jarret do Obama’s acceptance speech for him so we can hear from the person who really runs the country.

wildcat72 on July 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Bill Clinton will officially nominate Barack Obama to be the party’s candidate in the November election

This honor goes to someone who’s, charitably speaking, a degenerate, a sexual predator?

Paul-Cincy on July 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Don’t ever let this one off the radar. Obama’s follow up destroyer of America.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

She keeps saying “the rest of us” as if businesses don’t pay taxes.

The Rogue Tomato on July 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Well, the Democrats have the African-American box checked with Obama, the Hispanic box checked with the San Antonio mayor, and now the Native American box checked with Big Chief Running-at-Mouth.

Bitter Clinger on July 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

wildcat72 on July 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Indeed, and this is why. It’s in front of people and they can’t see it.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

The Angry-.02% Indian-Commie-Filthy Hippie voters are gonna hafta go change their underwear, when she speaks.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM

Is Obama going to bow to her too?

Browncoatone on July 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

O.K., now I’m convinced Team Obama is having a collective mental breakdown. Elizabeth Warren is crazy; Why they would CHOOSE to tie in with her nuttiness is political suicide with anyone but uber, die hard, socialist libs. But then again, maybe Team Obama realized that no one is going to watch their pitiful convention but their loyal media, so what’s the harm?

BettyRuth on July 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

“Every now and again, I meet with someone who’s been very successful on Wall Street, who says, ‘I want to support your campaign because I believe you will save capitalism. I believe in capitalism, and I understand there have to be rules. And they have to be consistently enforced,’ ” Warren told the National Journal.

Yeah, I personally know three Wall Street bankers, and that’s exactly how they talk.–Jay Carney.

Barnestormer on July 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Save some for me OC

She’ll double down

cmsinaz on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

This will make for excellent ad for Brown.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

She keeps saying “the rest of us” as if businesses don’t pay taxes.

The Rogue Tomato on July 31, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Exactly.
And not just businesses – ALL Americans who are gainfully employed are being sucked dry because of these parasites.

KMC1 on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

It just occurred to me what all this “you didn’t build that” stuff sounds like:

“It ain’t the way I wanted it! I can handle things! I’m smart! Not like everybody says… like dumb… I’m smart and I want respect!”

-Fredo Corleone

Bat Chain Puller on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Elizabeth Warren didn’t build the Democrat’s electoral Waterloo – Obama did that.

Chip on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Oh man, I forgot – no Angry-.02% Indian-Commie-Filthy Hippie is gonna change his/her underwear – for anything.

I retract my former post – with apologies.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 12:51 PM

By the time this is over, the Democrats may be wishing they never forced the NFL to switch the Giants-Cowboys season opener off Thursday night, because they were afraid it would take away too many viewers from Obama and the other final night speakers.

jon1979 on July 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM

Fauxcohantas headlining the Democrat Convention?

LOL!

Good Lt on July 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM

Maybe they can play this music behind her during the speech, too ….

As appropriate as that is, I’m hopeful for at least 1/32nd the time she is on stage they will play this.

Bmore on July 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM

This might be the first time more Republicans than Democrats watch the DNCC. I also expect to hear that popcorn sales go through the roof on that day.

NerwenAldarion on July 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM

Is that picture on the HotAir page photoshopped or is she wearing a Mao Suit?

Fleuries on July 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

I guess that the Commie trash, Democrats couldn’t get the real Castro for the gig?

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM

Please let her emerge from a wigwam lowered from the roof.

Chuck Schick on July 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

The Democrats will continue to say “I believe in Capitalism” until they finally destroy every last shred of it. Lying liars.

kirkill on July 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Browncoatone on July 31, 2012 at 12:50 PM

No, but they will smoke a peace pipe together. Just don’t ask what’s in the pipe.

chemman on July 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Nothing stirs up the moonbat base like an affirmative action scamming, wannabe “one of the people”, screeching harpie.

Well, except for maybe a Communist-raised, doper wastoid, college grade surfing, community organizer with numerous domestic terrorists as personal friends.

TugboatPhil on July 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Dem implosion predicted.

Philly on July 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

“Every now and again, I meet with someone who’s been very successful on Wall Street, who says, ‘I want to support your campaign because I believe you will save capitalism.

Every now and again, I meet with someone who’s convinced the moon landings were staged, 911 was carried out by the US Government, and the Great Pumpkin delivers presents to those with sincere pumpkin patches.

There are always a few nuts in any group except, judging by Ms. Warren’s poll numbers, Massachusetts where there are more than a few.

MessesWithTexas on July 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Remember the Dem convention comes just a few days after ours (I believe) in early September. This gives them a huge huge advantage, as they can deflate our bump, and rebut our points. They would then ride their bump into an October lead, and with decent debates, O could win.
Why do I mention this? I think there is a certain “prevent defense” complacency here with Romney; instead, we need to abandon our genteel sensibilities, and initiate disturbing incisive attacks against Obama. We need to get the voters really hot and bothered about how terrible O is, and show them that there is indeed reason to fear a second term. (Remember McCain saying how O is a good family man and that we “have nothing to fear about Obama being president.” Look how that worked out for him.)

anotherJoe on July 31, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Dems think that having Warren prominently presented in the convention is to their advantage? Then it shouldn’t take much to talk them into having a huge hammer-and-sickle backdrop for Obama’s Bank of America Stadium speech. Go for it, Dems! You’ll enjoy landslide victories everywhere if you do!

86 on July 31, 2012 at 12:57 PM

I am so happy that the Dem’s have decided to put their favorite Commies on display for the whole world to see.

JPeterman on July 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

The only way this gets better is if they disinter Teddy Kennedy from Arlington and prop up his casket on stage…

More popcorn… must get more popcorn…

Khun Joe on July 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Ok great, put another hole in a sinking ship. Also, how is Clinton going to resolve this against his professed support for the opposite view. And again, Valerie should rally the crowd too. We want to see the one’s babysitter in cheif.

jake49 on July 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Great, a pow wow with ‘Dances with the Rich’ Elizabeth Warren.

Don’t think that spin will work either.

plutorocks on July 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM

Democrats are TONE DEAF DEAF, DUMB and BLIND.

Pork-Chop on July 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM

DO IT DEMS!!!!

Break out the posters of Marx and Lenin and Mao. Let’s have a parade of flags (and Che too) on the floor of the convention. And then have a Gay Pride Parade with rainbow colored confetti and lots of pretty, bright colors with mostly naked people in bondage outfits. And then since most on the floor of the convention will be bought and paid for by groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL, and that NOW cabal of gals……how about you bring a young baby to the podium and perform some type of BAAL ritual and all the supporters of Abortion can have a religious frenzied experience.

NOW THAT is the Democrat party!!! Show us your true colors.

***and Warren could have a bunch of Native Americans come up and bang tom-toms and do war cries for Senator wannabe Forked Tongue Warren

…..and right before the Obama Acceptance speech they could play the endorsements he’s getting from Admininutjob from Iran and maybe Putin and Chavez while he’s at it. And to top it off he could descend on a wire from the roof and be dressed in white with a glow all around him, and when he sets foot on the stage you could have the floor and building rumble (like God on Mount Zion).

Hells Bells, if you’re looking to repeat the 2008 Greek columns and trying to get peoples attention after the Queen parachuted at the Olympics why not top that old British gal at least?

DO IT DEMS!

DO IT DEMS!

DO IT DEMS!

DO IT DEMS!

DO IT DEMS!

PappyD61 on July 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Please let her emerge from a wigwam lowered from the roof.

Chuck Schick on July 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

rofl..That would be hilarious..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:44 PM

They are too busy trying to get the Washington Redskins to drop the mascot name.That’s more important.

docflash on July 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM

One of the big selling items at this year’s
Democrat Convention will be the Chairman Mao
Christmas Tree ornaments!

..and a Special gift personally from Lizzie Warren
to her “fellow travelers” in the Occupy movement.

a 100% genuine Cherokee Teepee Bed for them to relax on!!

Order today and we’ll throw in a Hammer and Sicle ball point
pen engraved by the Emperor.

Call now, and we’ll double your order!!!!

ToddPA on July 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

What the Commie filth, Democrats should do, for some really rip-roaring good times, and so as to embrace the Democrat base, is have Sebelius and Obamuh perform a partial-birth abortion – at 9:00 p.m. EST.

Oh man, it’d whip the conventioneers into a slobbering, frothing, orgasmic frenzy of “man-god!” … “man-god!” … “man-god!” …

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

JPeterman on July 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

I agree..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

……and IF the Dems actually did that at the Convention?

The media would cover for them and use terms like “Forward thinking” and “avant garde” and “chic” or maybe “edgy”.

They would rave about it for days afterwards.

PappyD61 on July 31, 2012 at 1:01 PM

I believe in capitalism, and I understand there have to be rules. And they have to be consistently enforced,’ ” Warren told the National Journal.

The way they’ve been enforced against Obama bundler and buddy Jon Corzine? But I guess that’s different, since there have never been any rules that say you can’t appropriate over a billion dollars of your customers’ money and use it to cover your other losses, eh Lizzie? Oh, wait . . . .

What is it that that other Obama supporter/buddy (a/k/a just a guy in the neighborhood he barely knew) likes to say: “guilty as sin, free as a bird — is this a great country, or what?”

It’s a great country as long as one knows the right people, eh Lizzie? If you don’t, all the “rules” in the world won’t help you — just ask the GM bondholders.

AZCoyote on July 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM

The only way this gets better is if they disinter Teddy Kennedy from Arlington and prop up his casket on stage…

More popcorn… must get more popcorn…

Khun Joe on July 31, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Don’t forget the Black Oldsmobile floating by….

ToddPA on July 31, 2012 at 1:02 PM

That will be the first full blooded Cherokee keynote speaker in the history of Democratic conventions! I can hardly wait.

Archivarix on July 31, 2012 at 1:04 PM

This convention is going to be even more left-wing than the 1972 convention that nominated George McGovern. How’d that one work out again??

rockmom on July 31, 2012 at 1:05 PM

This kind of dumb move is like red meat to those of us here who pay attention to such tings. But the vast voting public either

1) Will not be watching the boring convention anyway

or

2) Won’t know who she is, what she believes, and why she is bad for the country.

This will blow entirely right by most people.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on July 31, 2012 at 1:06 PM

The soft bigotry of low decency!

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 1:06 PM

When you think about it, she’s the prefect representative for today’s Democrat party. She’s a Marxist liar with a phony background; she claims to be the inspiration for the lovely Occupy movement; and she’s the original You Didn’t Build That ranter. I think it was Van Jones who declared that she is the Dems’ rising star.

If we can’t crush this stuck-on-stupid party in November, then I’m afraid there isn’t much hope left for our great country!

TarheelBen on July 31, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Warren will “clarify” (lie about) her and Obama’s remarks and say that Romney has been lying about Obama.

mydh12 on July 31, 2012 at 1:09 PM

I love the Chairman Mao jacket she’s wearing in the front page pic….

SailorMark on July 31, 2012 at 1:09 PM

There’s a reason for the term smart money, and people who invest, people who start businesses, have to be smart to be successful. I don’t think smart money is going to be buying what Obama or E. ‘Dances With Crabs’ Warren are selling.

thatsafactjack on July 31, 2012 at 1:11 PM

She’s tin earred. I look forward to her turning off more hard working Americans.

rbj on July 31, 2012 at 1:12 PM

The Democrats will continue to say “I believe in Capitalism” until they finally destroy every last shred of it. Lying liars.

kirkill on July 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

I don’t believe that word means what they think it means.

Bitter Clinger on July 31, 2012 at 1:12 PM

When you think about it, she’s the prefect representative for today’s Democrat party.
TarheelBen on July 31, 2012 at 1:09 PM

And that is more frightening than Warren herself.

JPeterman on July 31, 2012 at 1:13 PM

The Clintons will then vote for Romney.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Hillary won’t, but I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Bill did. He has never seemed to care much for Obama.

I bet the DNC has required Clinton to provide them with his speech script and get prior approval of it from the Obama campaign. After Clinton’s remarks about Romney being well-qualified for president, and having had a “sterling” business career at Bain, the Obama people won’t be willing to risk letting Bill off the leash.

AZCoyote on July 31, 2012 at 1:13 PM

A new biography of President Obama claims that Bill Clinton was so unimpressed with the president’s performance that he called him an “amateur” and urged wife Hillary Clinton to quit her job as secretary of state to mount a Democratic primary challenge.

“Barack Obama is an amateur,” Bill Clinton said, according to excerpts from the book.

The details about the book, “The Amateur,” were reported first by the New York Post.

Clinton unleashed on Obama and urged his wife to challenge him in the 2012 Democratic primaries during a gathering last summer at the Clintons’ upstate New York home, author Edward Klein said. He said his reporting is based on interviews with people who attended the event.

Klein is a former editor for Newsweek and The New York Times Magazine.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 1:13 PM

I love the Chairman Mao jacket she’s wearing in the front page pic….

SailorMark on July 31, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Yup, it’s both Commie and Uni-sex [we can't really tell if she's a she or if he's a he or if he's a she - EQUALITY!] and, therefore, Truth-In-Advertising for the Commie filth, Democrats.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 1:14 PM

Goody! She’ll provide LOTS of ammo with this speech. In the meantime (and afterwards) the RNC & Romney camps need to play the above video over & over & over & … (plus add in the part about “some people who think they’re soooo smart”) … Because even after Obummer loses, you know they’re grooming Fauxcahontas to be Obama II.

KS Rex on July 31, 2012 at 1:14 PM

AZCoyote on July 31, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Don’t kid yourself. She hates with a passion greater than any. She despises him.

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Nothing like a tribute to the saviors of the socialist reservation. All moonbats welcome to share in communal propaganda and live off the hard-earned wealth of every entrepreneur who didn’t build their business.

Slainte on July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Do you guys remember the last time Clinton nominated the democrats presidential candidate at a convention?

ujorge on July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Stalin: “I won”

faraway on July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Caption the picture of Barack and Elizabeth

“Dumb and Dumber”

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 1:16 PM

“All the little Roads and Bridges that built all the wealth in America are thrilled with this decision, and appreciate Warren and Obama sticking up for them!!!111!!!”
~Jay Carney

Strike Hornet on July 31, 2012 at 1:17 PM

She’s clearly a hit with the Democratic base, as demonstrated by her record fundraising numbers and rock-star appeal with liberals.

…even if I was s t o n e d out of my mind I can’t imagine this!

KOOLAID2 on July 31, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Stalin: “I won”

faraway on July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

I forget who said it, it was a long time ago; but, it went like this:

America is the last great hope for Communism. It’s failed everywhere else.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 1:18 PM

The demorat convention is the first step on their Trail of Tears which ends in November.

Bishop on July 31, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Putting their fav commies on display…

To the hard core leftists… this is ‘vunderbar’!

I am seriously believing, how on earth can so many people be devoid of any sense that what is happening is going to turn this nation on it’s head and lead us down the path of destruction for the one country in the world that used to know the meaning of and believed in the Constitution!

I sit and shake my head in disbelief, I cannot for the life of me fathom how this is happening?

How can people think that what is happening is good?

Obama is the divider…

He and his minions have us chasing shiny things, well not all of us, but enough that when one speaks to a lib/dem… they are aghast that I can’t ‘see’ all the good that O has wrought?

What good?

I have talked until I think I am going nuts…and blue in the face.

How does one fight the retorts of ‘racist’ that because I am of conservative/libertarian thought, because I see all that is wrong with Os’ policies? I am now a ‘terrorist’? I am a conspiracy nutjob? I want to see people murdered? I am intolerant?
I am biased? I, even tho I am a woman, am at ‘war’ with women?

I am tired and weary, but won’t give up…

I get my inspiration from so many here… and I heartily thank each and everyone of you, you KNOW who you are… :-)

And I thank God for every day that I am alive…

KWR: Gods blessings on you!

Scrumpy on July 31, 2012 at 1:20 PM

This “You didn’t build that” meme has been around in the Left or years, if not decades. In a way it’s like “animal rights” if you mainstream nut cases for long enough, they’ll tell you what they really think.

Some people succeed because of government. They are government contractors or well connected business people who get government contracts or preferential regulations.

Most people succeed in spite of government. They avoid, work through or deal with regulations and taxes.

The people in the “because” group like to “give back” to the people who helped them.

The only way to fix this is to take away the government’s check book.

CrazyGene on July 31, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Bishop on July 31, 2012 at 1:18 PM

+ 100..Hear!..Hear!..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2012 at 1:21 PM

ujorge on July 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

LOL. Thanks for the reminder. I’d forgotten that one. Let’s hope Bill’s second nomination speech is just as memorable and successful as his first — and let’s also hope the candidate has as successful an election result as Dukakis did.

AZCoyote on July 31, 2012 at 1:22 PM

She is an angry communist who turns off a majority of voters from her… No amount of faking is going to change this fact… She is running an ad in Massachusetts wanting us to be like communist China in term of GDP spending on the infrastructure. Of course as the communist she is, she is going to make China as an example for us to follow. However what this communist fool does not understand is that China is so much behind us on the infrastructure that they need to spend much more % of their GDP than us in order to catch. Second our actual dollar amount spending on infrastructure is almost equal China but because our nominal GDP (not PPP GDP) is almost three times that of China then of course our spending as % of GDP is going to be less than that of China spending in as a % of their even though we are spending almost the same amount of money on infrastructure. Third, the new infrastructure in China is badly built and managed, they have built cities that turned to be Ghost cities because no one is living there, their new highway and bridges are badly built and maintained, it is Chinese quality after all, i.e. like everything else in China, crappy products…

mnjg on July 31, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Scrumpy on July 31, 2012 at 1:20 PM

I try not to get depressed. But, I keep thinking of the insect world, and how there are so many more ticks, fleas, mosquitoes [and other parasites], than there are worker bees.

If Obamuh wins, I think it will have gone too far … and that America will not be able to cast off the shackles of parasitism and obedience to the State.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 1:25 PM

but polls show about one-quarter of Obama supporters in Massachusetts are supporting Brown – the highest cross-over total seen in any competitive Senate race this cycle.

wow.

ted c on July 31, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Maybe they can play this music behind her during the speech, too ….

Hey-ya, Hey-Ya, Wha-Tha-Hey-Ya, Wha-Tha-Hey-Ya, Hey-Ya, Hey-ya….

pilamaye on July 31, 2012 at 1:29 PM

The Democrats will continue to say “I believe in Capitalism” until they finally destroy every last shred of it. Lying liars.

kirkill on July 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Yes, they “believe” in Capitalism, just like they “support” the troops that they call “murders and baby killers”
Progressives can NEVER say what they “REALLY” mean (and want to do) because it would scare the **** out of even the “just give us free stuff and we’ll vote for you” dopes that make up the core of their party, and when what they “REALLY” mean (and want to do) accidentally slips out of their mouths, they (and the corrupt media) complain they were ‘taken out of context”…

I used to wonder just how stupid do they think the American People are? Now I know…REALLY stupid
Just goes to show you that the old saying “no one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American People” is even more true today and it was back then, and the “Progressives” want to keep it that way…

Strike Hornet on July 31, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Send her off to a reservation…

PatriotRider on July 31, 2012 at 1:37 PM

Doubling down on stupid. Gotta love it.

txag92 on July 31, 2012 at 1:37 PM

Her hairstyle is just so functional and practical. What a gal…

HopeHeFails on July 31, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Her hairstyle is just so functional and practical. What a gal…

HopeHeFails on July 31, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Exactly, and there is no need for bourgeoisie things like shampooing and styling.

On to Utopia!

OhEssYouCowboys on July 31, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Only 49 more states to go!!!!!!!

Hooray for Florida !

I-95 and I-75 will be jammed for the next month or so with druggies and deadbeats heading North out of Florida, because this is the first state in the union to require drug testing to receive welfare!

Hooray for Florida ! In signing the new law, Republican Gov. Rick Scott said, “If Floridians want welfare, they better make sure they are drug-free.”

Applicants must pay for the drug test, but are reimbursed if they test drug-free. Applicants who test positive for illicit substances won’t be eligible for the funds for a year, or until they undergo treatment. Those who fail a second time will be banned from receiving funds for three years!

Naturally, a few people are crying this is unconstitutional.
How is this unconstitutional? It’s a legal requirement that every person applying for a job has to pass drug tests in order to get the job, why not those who receive welfare?

Schadenfreude on July 31, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Millionairess Pinocchiohontas ????

Obie’s not so much in need for socialist rantings support – it didn’t play that well….. probably has more to do with the Democrites wanting that MASS Senate seat back real bad.

FlaMurph on July 31, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Two frauds in a pod.

scalleywag on July 31, 2012 at 1:45 PM

The Romney campaign should play the Warren-Obama ad on TV right after Warren’s address at the convention. In the swing states, especially North Carolina. The let the Scott Brown campaign play it in the Boston media market.

She’s locked in a neck-and-neck battle with Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., but polls show about one-quarter of Obama supporters in Massachusetts are supporting Brown – the highest cross-over total seen in any competitive Senate race this cycle.

Don’t worry, the Cherokees will turn out for Squaw High Cheeks. /sarc

Steve Z on July 31, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Hey, tom, is this going to be another one of “those” threads?

CurtZHP on July 31, 2012 at 1:53 PM

As one senior Democratic strategist put it to me, she’s struggling among the Democrats who are liberal, but don’t know it.

She is struggling among people who don’t like liars. Let’s be real, she’s been exposed as fraud.

Go RBNY on July 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM

They really are that crazy??? This is like the ultimate wet dream for the GOP.

Southernblogger on July 31, 2012 at 2:05 PM

These people have lost their effing minds.

WhatSlushfund on July 31, 2012 at 2:08 PM

I’m actually not thrilled with this. I’m sure they’ll force her to scale back her rhetoric big time. While I don’t think she’ll do anything to improve the quality of the Democrats’ convention, it could very well give her the boost she needs over Brown. High profile slots like this are sometimes used to springboard the career of the speaker more than anything.

LukeinNE on July 31, 2012 at 2:09 PM

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