Co-Opting the Moment

Terri Schiavo, noted telepath (thanks copygodd) is now a political football. Since she no longer resides in her own head, she probably doesn’t give a shit. The question though is why?

We know the GOP wants to pander to the religious (Christian) hateful. (“This is an important moral issue and the pro-life base will be excited that the Senate is debating this important issue.”) But  that’s not all.

Yesterday on Larry King, he showed a clip of the Sister of Terrizombie ((c) 2005 MP) holding court with the press to say, “my brother in law is a whoremonger. Give me back my sister so we can be one big happy family, plus a turnip.” Or something. Behind her was an archetypical Mao*Mart shopper, holding a sign.


 Look who else uses this phrase. More. More. More. More.

Look who their poster boy for a “good” judge is. And look who wants to ramrod a bunch of like-minded kooks.

Do the math.

And just wait to see what comes up in future confirmation hearings.

One thought on “Co-Opting the Moment

  1. don’t forget those evil “activist” judges.
    you know, the kind who ignored the will of the people and appointed dubya back in 2000.

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