October 13, 2013
FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SELF-CARICATURE:
The Confederate Flag Won't Help Conservatives Win the Shutdown (CONNOR SIMPSON, 10/13/13, Atlantic)
Someone actually thought it was a good idea to bring a Confederate flag to protests at the White House, ones attended by Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz. Shockingly the flag's presence is backfiring for Conservatives who hoped today's protests would be the big momentum turn in their favor.
Rallier tells Obama to 'put the Quran down' (Ashley Killough and Shannon Travis and Brian Rokus, 10/13/2013, CNN)
One speaker went as far as saying the president was a Muslim and separately urged the crowd of hundreds to initiate a peaceful uprising."I call upon all of you to wage a second American nonviolent revolution, to use civil disobedience, and to demand that this president leave town, to get up, to put the Quran down, to get up off his knees, and to figuratively come out with his hands up," said Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, a conservative political advocacy group.
What a bunch of goobers...Posted by Orrin Judd at October 13, 2013 5:54 PM