In substance (and, holy shit, that was a substantive speech - Clinton said more about specific policies than the entire Republican convention), what the former President committed last night was an act of vengeance against the vast right wing conspiracy that sought to destroy him and continues to try to destroy Obama. The theme of the speech was "I'm sick of this shit. Aren't you?" In simple, direct, compelling language, Clinton gutted not just the Republicans' arguments against Obama, but he dug in deeper and stabbed them in the soul. Too hyperbolic? Here's Clinton: "Well, since 1961, for 52 years now, the Republicans have held the White House 28 years, the Democrats 24. In those 52 years, our private economy has produced 66 million private- sector jobs. So what's the job score? Republicans 24 million, Democrats 42!" (And, by the way, those numbers are correct.) That one line undermines decades of GOP talking points.
Like the Repugs give a shit. They will lie to your face even as you call them liars.
[...] And then he got thousands of people to boo Mitch McConnell on national television. That's guns a-blazin', motherfuckers.
I have nothing to add to that. Heh. Go read the rest.
More from Rude-o's post:
(A quick note to the right: If you dismiss Clinton's speech by saying that he got a blow job in the Oval Office, then you deserve Mitt Romney as your president.)
Good fucking grief.
Associated Press ‘Fact Checks’ Clinton’s Speech By Bringing Up Monica Lewinsky
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