Monday, November 21, 2011

Air Poot: Ready to Crash and Burn?

Rethuglican Presidential candidate and "classic rental politician" Newt "Poot" Gingrich is clearly enjoying his moment in the spotlight as this week's Rethug front-runner. He shouldn't get too comfy in his front-runner position, though. Why?

In just a few days, Poot has

-- said a secular America was the root of all evil;

-- said Occupy demonstrators should "take a bath" and "get a job";

-- expressed his disdain for child labor laws, calling them "stupid";

-- called for private retirement accounts as an alternative to Social Security (reviving a Dumbya non-starter); and

-- tried to b.s. around the fact that he was a well-paid lobbyist ("historian") for Freddie Mac -- the bane of wingnuts - as well as for the drug companies.

Looks like Air Poot is taking on more baggage the more he opens his fat mouth. As was recently remarked, Poot is a stupid man's idea of what a smart man sounds like.

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