What happened to real Republicans? Did the marketing zip created by these polarizing ideas become a kind of crack? Did the craziness, fall out from a successful Southern Strategy, overwhelm any sense of shame?
Looks like it.
Paul Ryan Endorses Romney - Ryan and Romney: A Marriage Made of Our Insane Times - Esquire
You have to give it to him: It's been a good week for Congressman Paul Ryan, the zombie-eyed granny-starver from Wisconsin. Now, if we were still sane in our politics, the zombie-eyed granny-starver would have been laughed out of his own party when his previous efforts at zombie-eyed granny-starving caused the entire nation to blanch as one, and cost the Republicans a congressional seat in upstate New York that they'd held approximately since DeWitt Clinton bought the farm. If we were still sane in our politics, sensible Republicans would have gone to Ryan at that point and told him, You know, dude, maybe for you not so much this budget stuff any more. If we want to hang an albatross around our necks, we'll go out and shoot one ourselves. If we were still sane in our politics, the national media no longer would've gone to the zombie-eyed granny-starver as a wise man on our economic difficulties because, every time the man produces a budget, the Congressional Budget Office has to hand out Thorazine just so its analysts can get through the day.
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