Ratcheting Up the Ugly

Here's a pretty scary video of a US Congressperson playing the role of Joe McCarthy with a nicer face: Rep. Michele Bachmann: Obama is anti-American

For a mental cleansing, try Katrina Vanden Heuvel Responds to Bachman's Call for McCarthy like Investigation of Members of Congress

It comes complete with Patrick Buchanan (!) being less McCarthyite than Rep. Bachmann. Ol' Pat understands where the wind blows….

The worse the polls for the GOP (and I mean the party, not just McCain), the more were going to see that political phenomenon known as “the cornered rat”. There are already reports of a reporter being stomped on at a Palin rally, of racists mailers around the country, and of GOP robo-calls suggesting Sen. Obama is terrorist. And we still have two and half weeks to the election.

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One Response to Ratcheting Up the Ugly

  1. Chuck says:

    Thanks to the plublicity via TPM and AmericaBlob, the ActBlue donation site for her opponent has received over $276,000.
    Thanks to her rant and rave, Elwyn Tinklenberg running in Minnesota, has gotten scores and scores of small donations at http://www.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/18660

    and the DFL Party there has raised over $620,000 at their locations due to the outrage!

    People are voting their outrage with USD $$$$ !!
    WhoooHooo !!!

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