Stupid Republican Believes Obama Dinner With GOP Was Sincere Bipartisanship
Bobby Jindal had it right: the GOP is truly the stupid party. Sure, stupid is better than corrupt and deceitful, like the Democrats, and at least stupidity will get good results sometimes, albeit accidentally. But man, Republicans sure do have their share of moments of naïvete.
While Senator Rand Paul was speaking on the Senate floor for 13 hours to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan to lead the CIA, there were twelve of his Republican colleagues dining with President Obama at a fancy restaurant.
One particular member of the Stupid Party, Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, lived up to his party’s name, saying that he believes Obama’s invitation to dinner is a sign that Obama truly does want to end his partisanship. Oh, Tom, bless your heart. (By the way, Coburn was one of the twelve).
“I think he gets it,” said Coburn, “and I think he’s genuinely reaching out. I think the president is tremendously sincere. I don’t think this is just a political change in tactic. I think he actually would like to solve the problems of the country….” Continue Reading