Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Paul Ryan is an Ignorant Jerk

In case you didn't know that already.  Here he goes:

"Look, I'm a conservative who believes that our constitutional principles, founding principles are the key principles for the day and they're the best if applied to our problems to solve problems," Ryan said during an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "And we need to have that kind of temperament. This is why I'm focused on poverty these days, this is why I'm focused on—we've got the 50th anniversary of the war on poverty coming up next year. We don't have much to show for it."
He argued that "there are better ideas that we can use to approach and attack the root causes of poverty" and that the right "should not cede the moral high ground on this issue."

 The "founding principles" are the key principles to apply to solve our problems?  The science of economics essentially did not exist in the late 1700's, when the Constitution was written.  Is this bogus pseudo-expert really telling us that we are supposed to just ignore everything that has been learned in the last 230 years?

No, he does not believe that.  What he really believes is that it is perfectly acceptable for him to tell any lie to further the interests of his rich masters, and if he defiles the memory of the real founding fathers in the process, well, that's just great if it leaves the Koch brothers a little richer.

And this corrupt dumbass has been crowned as the intellectual voice of the Republican party.  This is the whole story of our country today- the fight against willful ignorance and all-consuming greed.  And right now, ignorance and greed are winning.


Grung_e_Gene said...

Anytime someone begins there comment with a "Look" a whole load of bullshit is coming.

Adam Smith warned of allowing Corporations the ability to externalize their costs P90X Ryan is the Fucking Champion of foisting the losses of business onto society while not only allowing them to privatize their profits but also steering taxes from the Poor and Middle Class into their hands.

Go Muscle Up yourself Ryan...

Jerry Critter said...

Applying founding principles to solve problems is just a lot of meaningless BS without a concrete proposal to solve said problem.

Green Eagle said...

Particularly since, coming from Republicans, "founding principles" means whatever backs up the lie they are telling at the moment.