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The Old Donkey And The Sea

By mike flugennockWednesday - November 10th, 2021Categories: Bidenism, Economy, Health Care, coronavirus, environment

Basically, Obamacare all over again. The Democrats threw out everything their constituents ever wanted from the “Build Back Better” bipartisan (spit) infrastructure bill in order to please President Manchin and the GOP, and the rest of us got nothing — and the Democrats and their mouthpieces on MSNBC will, of course, yell and scream about how awesome a bill this is until their nipples explode with delight.

Still, y’shoulda seen that whopper before the trip back, before the sharks got hold of it.

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Boop boop bee doop!

By mike flugennockSunday - March 7th, 2021Categories: Economy, Health Care, coronavirus

Ever since the 1988 Dukakis tank-driving campaign ad ushered in the modern era of media fuckery, all the way through to Nancy Pelosi’s fridge, the Democrats have been the Party Of Just Not Fucking Getting It. F’crissake, the woman who sang the Anthem at CPAC wasn’t as tone-deaf as the goddamn Democrats.

And so it was that Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) gave us her own Marie Antoinette moment, live on C-SPAN, as she cast her “no” vote on the minimum wage raise in the current toothless COVID Relief Bill.

Have this woman’s staff and media people just once taken her aside and reminded her that C-SPAN telecasts live from the floor of the Senate, where the whole goddamn planet and their cats can see her feckless hijinks?

My guess is that people like Sen. Sinema are fully aware, but just don’t care — and that this moment is not just indicative of her own attitude, but that of the entire Democratic Party.

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