by Chris Haire
This is what happens when politicians — left and right — court the more extreme sects of your party, in particular the, um, entertainment agitprop newsmen. In an effort to please the interviewer — to show them that yeah, I'm on your level, I'm a cool guy who sees it like you — the interview subject mommentarily forgets who they are and begins spouting off all sorts of half-thunk dimwittery (save that for the idiots like me.)
Well, Sen. Jim DeMint didn't get that memo. He recently spoke with Adam Bitely at Net Right Nation. Here are some excerpts from the Monday, March 2 report.
The three Republicans that went into the negotiations with the Democrats did not represent the Senate GOP. They represented themselves. They played the GOP for fools ... There are only 15 real Conservatives in the Senate.
I still believe that there could be riots. Most will be small, but I think there is a chance that we can see some large ones. Small activist groups do make a difference.