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BLOVIATOR: Party Over Country.

In Politics on May 27, 2009 at 11:11 am

Bloviate (v.)  \ˈblō-vē-ˌāt\

to speak or write verbosely and windily

This is the inaugural Bloviator segment (patent pending) on Brief Wit.  It’s reserved for those long-winds you just can’t keep to a low word count, knowing full well you’ve lost the reader halfway through.

Heath Ledger as Joker in Dark Knight

To hijack a recent movie quote and mess it around: “This country deserves a better class of Republican.”  (-Gasp– Did he just compare GOPers with criminals?)

It barely seems partisan to say that the rhetoric coming out of Republican leaders this year has been nitpicky, complaint-ridden, and largely free of substance.  Some of the sounds vibrating through the uvulas of these guys (which most of them are) go beyond passionate disagreement.  It’s like they’re rooting for their constituents to lose jobs or for Afghanistan to turn into Iraq circa 2004, just because Obama’s in charge. Read the rest of this entry »