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Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Worthless moderates

Is there anything worse, in American politics, than a conservative or "moderate" Democrat? I'm starting to think there isn't. They've watered down and blocked the cap-and-trade bill, they're obstructing health care reform ... how about voting in lockstep with the Glorious Leader President, like the Republicans mostly did from 2000-2008?

Being a Democrat is supposed to be about values: helping people get a fair shake, not starting wars with every Middle Eastern leader who looks at you funny, etc. But a Democrat who has no values that rank higher than making sure things go smoothly for his big-business political contributors is a truly corrupt and despicable creature.

At least Republicans stand for something: Don't take my money; I hate Mexicans; bomb the foreigners; women are not allowed to have sex, unless it's with me; we must all worship Jesus* and his sidekick, the Free Market Fairy.

I'm getting tired of watching these spineless blobs.

*Though we will not model any policies on his teachings.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:10 AM

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