11.02.2010

I am the face of the Republican Party

The speaker in waiting, Republican Mr. John Boehner has been running around the US reminding people of the good ole days...
"At each stop he draws on nostalgia for the Republican glory days of the 1980s, by telling the same joke. “Remember when Ronald Reagan was president,” he said. “We had Bob Hope. We had Johnny Cash. Think about where we are today. We have got President Obama. But we have no hope and we have no cash.” It draws hoots of laughter and applause every time." New York Times
Its a funny line, one that you can expect partisan crowds to enjoy, except that the daughter of Johnny Cash has this to say on twitter ...  
"John Boehner: Stop using my dad's name as a punchline, you asshat." Rosanne Cash on Twitter
National polling suggests that Democrats have more registered voter support in this election yet news is that they will lose.  It seems that registered Democrats are less likely to vote today.  The Republicans are expected to win today because many registered Democrats do not plan to vote.  All I can add to this is this,

1 comment:

kirbycairo said...

The good old days .. . .. when children worked in factories.