The backseat driver from Alaska has repeatedly reared her head in the debt ceiling debate, attempting to capture the attention of the press to no avail. Let’s face it, Sarah Palin is the one voice we simply don’t need in a serious crisis.
But we are going to have it anyway, because when her Facebook rants and even a desperate attempt to reclaim the limelight encompassing a hate-filled rant on Fox “News” wherein the “contributor” weighed in on issues she knows nothing about, Ms Palin doubled down on her desperate bid for attention by sending a unilateral threat to the Tea Party from her Facebook bunker. And since the only people in the entire country who still listen to her are in the Tea Party, this doesn’t bode well for America.
Yes, Ms Palin who signed the largest budget in Alaska’s history as governor, and who left Wasilla 20 million in debt in spite of inheriting a surplus, and who had to hire a city manager due to threats of recall, is trying to take the reigns of the global economy by warning the Tea Party members of the House that they will be primaried if they vote on any agreement to raise the debt ceiling.
Naturally she couched this in her affected folksiness, and sent the weapon of mass destruction via Facebook so America couldn’t see the rage that she wears when she’s not getting the kind of attention she feels entitled to. Here’s the Republican’s 2008 Vice Presidential candidate’s ideas about how to fix our current problem (also translated into how to use an issue she knows nothing about in order to attempt to derail the Presidency of the man she’s so jealous of that she can’t stop harassing him and his wife):
Out here in proverbial politico flyover country, we little folk are watching the debt ceiling debate with great interest and concern. Today I re-read the open letter I wrote to Republican Freshman Members of Congress in November 2010, just days after they were ushered into office in an historic landslide victory due in large part to the activism of commonsense patriots who are considered part of the Tea Party movement. I respectfully ask these GOP Freshman to re-read this letter and remember us “little people” who believed in them, donated to their campaigns, spent hours tirelessly volunteering for them, and trusted them with our votes. This new wave of public servants may recall that they were sent to D.C. for such a time as this.
The original letter is pasted below, with added emphasis to certain passages that I feel are especially relevant to the current discussion.
All my best to you, GOP Freshmen, from up here in the Last Frontier.
P.S. Everyone I talk to still believes in contested primaries.
This is followed by the usual Palin Tea Party nonsense regarding “fiscal conservatism” – that utter farce of a cloak Palin dons as part of her gimmick to stand for something other than her own self interest.
The other night Sarah told Greta Van Sustern that Obama’s “TARP” passage was an utter fail. This is the same person who was campaigning during the passage of TARP, and when asked about it, said it was needed for “the healthcare” and the “jobs”. Clearly, Sarah Palin doesn’t even know what TARP is, who passed it, or what year it is. I’m beginning to question Palin’s ability to count to five unassisted by a teleprompter.
So this person is now threatening the Tea Party members of the House that they better not sign any debt ceiling agreements since America won’t default on their debt – this is all “Obama drama”.
A pause as we all recall just one month ago when Sarah Palin quit her bus tour because a reporter asked her about what she had seen that day; apparently so giddy to be in anyone’s spotlight for even a moment, she stuck her foot so far down her throat about Paul Revere that even Greta Van Sustern couldn’t resuscitate her. Then, after claiming she quit her exceptionally expensive bus tour because she was tied up with jury duty, Palin descended in Iowa for the premier of her failed hagiography to the echoes of muffled laughter from film critics.
Sarah Palin’s biggest fail, however, is her decision to trademark her name. Her name is meaningless. She will always be known as the Republican Weapon of Mass Destruction. She’s a one-trick pony who is responsible for the poisonous, destructive, and even violent atmosphere in our country.
Sarah Palin knows nothing about debt ceilings. She knows nothing about deficits, except how to expand them. She knows nothing about taxes except windfall profit taxes she imposed on oil companies in Alaska. Sarah Palin’s talents lay in dividing a nation and destroying productivity and dialogue. Oh, and she knows how to get gullible elders to empty their wallets so she can take a vacation and feed her ravenous ego, so I guess that makes her savvy about avoiding her own debt, while also making it clear that she is incapable of even considering paying her own bills with her own money. Sarah Palin has raised her own debt ceiling at the expense of the closest mark for years. Maybe she just doesn’t understand that the rest of us pay our own bills and our country can’t pay its bills without money.
We needed Sarah Palin’s input at this critical juncture like we need round two of the Depression, so of course, this is when she finds a way to up the ante until she can finally manage to capture the media’s attention for one last close up. But who am I kidding? Nothing would bring her tiny mind more glee than watching this country burn to the ground under the person she incorrectly views as her nemesis. Sarah Palin’s worst enemy will always be her own mental and emotional limitations.
If anyone is still looking for those Death Panels, they’re back. Sarah Palin will decide the fate of the nation via her Tea Party puppets. Poor John Boehner hardly had reason to hope that he could educate the Tea Party caucus in mere days about the importance of doing something the House did 7 times under George W Bush without blinking let alone this kind of angsty drama, but now any faint glimmer of hope is gone — snuffed out by America’s Death Star.
And we’re told that she may be jumping into the Republican Clown Show this September. I’m sure if that happens she’ll pick 9/11, a date she and her hate-and-con partner Glenn Beck repeatedly exploit for their own greedy purposes. But somehow it would be fitting, for no person has been more destructive to this nation without holding office and engendered more violence against American citizens than Sarah Palin.
I’d laugh if I weren’t so utterly horrified. One thing Palin can rest assured of is that the only way she’s ever going to get control of this country is if she pries it from our cold, dead hands.