Sunday, January 22, 2012

The South Shall Rise Again

Newt Gingrich swept back to prominence in the Republican ranks by a convincing win in South Carolina.   Gingrich has been openly race-baiting and it seems the good folks of America's south like what they hear.   Bill Moyers tells Bill Maher that the radical fringe now dominates the Republican party.



One scary feature of the radical Right is its utter rejection of science. They see the world not as it is but as they want to see it. They want the EPA defunded. Rick Perry even wanted it scrapped entirely. Can you think of any one that sort of thing appeals to in Canada?

Can the world really afford to be dominated by crazy people who happily ignore science and reality?   Can America survive this degree of institutional derangement?    The Republicans are doing what many crazy people do, they're destroying themselves and, in the process, their country.

4 comments:

Deno said...

One scary feature of the radical left is its utter rejection of science. They see the world not as it is but as they want to see it. They want the EPA to destroy the entire energy infrastructure in fossil fuels that has made North America the riches continent in the world all on a theory that is based on junk science and politically motivated scientist.

Deno

Unknown said...

Well, let's see we have science and technology minister gary Goodyear, who doesn't believe in evolution. We have the Alberta bible belters who think Judgement Day is nigh and then we have chowderheads like Deno who thinks global warming is a hoax cooked up by hippies to make him walk everywhere. These are the people who keep Harper and his cohorts where they are.

The Mound of Sound said...

It really is sad, isn't it Reverend? Dunno can't grasp that he makes an utter fool of himself. He has claimed to be a Tar Sand worker so, if true, he's probably stressed out at Harper's plan to import "guest workers" from Sri Lanka to take his job. Or he may be able to keep it - at Third World wage rates.

Beijing York said...

Deno makes some sound points...




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