Hurray-Hurray; step right up and see the show!
Right before your eyes, see Welfare Queen Michelle Bachmann and Brother Perry's Traveling Salvation Show!
Oh, poor Iowa. I'm so sorry you had to be a part of this. Yes, a carnival where candidates Pay each participant $30 to vote for them in the Iowa straw pole.
So far at this point in the National Republican White-Peoples Party it appears that Michelle Bachmann and Rick Perry have wiped the pig shit off themselves and risen to the top of the rabid pack.
Bachmann won the fake straw poll. Ron Paul was 9/10 of one point behind Bachmann and nobody wants to admit it. I'm not a Ron Paul fan but he, Romney and Huntsman are the only sane Republifuks in the room.
Romney can't win the south because he's a Mormon. Same with Huntsman, who was an ambassador to China for Obama. Kiss of death.
So you've got the Reich wing veering madly off into Cristo-fascistland with Michelle and Rick.
Bachmann is a self-loathing anti-government recipient of government money. She received government money for raising foster children. She and her husband Marcus received federal money for a religious clinic they ran to "pray the gay away". She received federal money in farm subsidies. She's an anti-tax former tax collector for the IRS.
And then there's Brother Perry's Traveling Salvation Show:
While Bachmann is an unhinged religious dingbat, Perry is even worse.
In the hellhole that is Texas, "pastors told Perry of God’s grand plan for Texas. A chain of powerful prophecies had proclaimed that Texas was “The Prophet State,” anointed by God to lead the United States into revival and Godly government. And the governor would have a special role."
According to this article in "The Texas Observer" Perry is involved in an aggressive Theo-fascist movement:
"If they simply professed unusual beliefs, movement leaders wouldn’t be remarkable. But what makes the New Apostolic Reformation movement so potent is its growing fascination with infiltrating politics and government. The new prophets and apostles believe Christians—certain Christians—are destined to not just take “dominion” over government, but stealthily climb to the commanding heights of what they term the “Seven Mountains” of society, including the media and the arts and entertainment world. They believe they’re intended to lord over it all. As a first step, they’re leading an “army of God” to commandeer civilian government.
In Rick Perry, they may have found their vessel. And the interest appears to be mutual."
"other movement leaders occupy the radical fringe of Christian fundamentalism. Their beliefs may seem bizarre even to many conservative evangelicals. Yet Perry has a knack for finding the forefront of conservative grassroots. Prayer warriors, apostles and prophets are filled with righteous energy and an increasing appetite for power in the secular political world. Their zeal and affiliation with charismatic independent churches, the fastest-growing subset of American Christianity, offers obvious benefits for Perry if he runs for president.
There are enormous political risks, too. Mainstream voters may be put off by the movement’s extreme views or discomfited by talk of self-proclaimed prophets “infiltrating” government."
“The church’s vocation is to rule history with God,” he has said. “We are called into the very image of the Trinity himself, that we are to be His friends and partners for world dominion.”
Perry claims to be responsible for "The Texas Miracle".
He is the head of the most polluted, uneducated state in the country. Texas ranks 42 in states that have home Internet access. 49th in high school graduates. #1 in minimum wage jobs. Some miracle.
Perry called for Texas to secede from the United States.
Now he wants to run the rest of the free world.
Texans who know Perry, like former state agricultural comissioner Jim Hightower say he is dumber than George W. Bush. Perry's college grades were in the C's and D's.
Despite the horrible mess that two terms of George W. Bush left us, with two wars and The Bush Depression, President Obama looks like the only adult in the room.
The Republifuks are intentionally tanking the economy by blocking job-creating legislation. Their only hope is to make stuff so bad for Obama that people will be desperate for a different type of charismatic leader to sweep them away.
So the Reich will get even crazier to rally the knaves in the hustings.
Bachmann is a nobody. She's Sarah Palin with a law degree from Oral Roberts University. But Perry is a re-packaged George W. Bush with better hair. Believe it or not, there are gullible folks out there that long for the day of vacuous Texan swagger.
Republicans like 'em pretty and dumb.
But Perry has a lot of skeletons in his "closet". Get ready for the exposes' and backlash.