Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Inevitably, The Grift Appears
So the guy who organized that draw Muhammed scrotum-fest in Phoenix wants $10,000,000 from his admirers, to "protect his family."
It's of a piece, of course. When they're not making it clear how stupid they think their voters are, pretty much all public Republicans of today's variety are thinking of ways to separate the credulous and the fearful from their money. Palin, Huckabee, Carson, all the second-tier pretenders; bakers and florists. This might be the first that fails to enrich; but he's got a meta shot at it, from ginned-up outrage at the shutting down of his first con.
Do you feel stupid yet, teabaggers yet? Used? If not, what will it take?
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