Yesterday Mitt Romney uttered the soundbite that will probably define the rest of what ever his presidential campaign life looks like: "Corporations are people, my friend."
In the immortal words of Howard Dean: "Yee-haw!"
Dean's campaign turned into a cartoon punctuated by replays of "Yee-hah" after he was caught on tape being enthusiastic in a way that was too easy to mock.
A real shame, as we all know from the stalwart liberal positions he has taken since, and his performance as DNC chair.
Romney can be--and should be--turned into a cartoon with his comment. It encapsulates all the vile callousness of the modern GOP, all of its elevation of money over the needs of flesh and blood humans. It springboards into punchlines about Citizens United, Frankenstein, and Prop 8 (I myself would marry Google, if it were my type).
Even better, all of Romney's attempts to explain his comments--that the ultimate beneficiaries of corporate activity are humans--apply with even more force to the activities of government......You know, the ones he is campaigning against.