Skip to main content

I sign in to DKos.  I once again find my vision cruelly assaulted by a great big picture of Dubya's pet prairie dog --- and find myself once again asking:

Why is Karl Rove so Damned Important?

Do we need a big fat picture of a big fat guy?  No --- unless we need a poster child for the argument to criminally institutionalize teh stoopid.

Do we need to further glorify the political obscenity that is his somewhere-beneath-glorification-worthy, politically-obscene name?  No --- unless we're really desperate for something that we can scare small children with (If you don't eat all your vegetables, the Big Fat Scary Man will get you).

I know it would require a few more keystrokes on everyone's part --- but couldn't we just rename this fat fool --- give him a moniker more befitting his intellectual irrevelancy in the realm of meaningful facts and factual American patriotism?  I mean, c'mon, Kossackstanis --- this clown is less important to these United States of America than the fecal "gift" left in the middle of a Monsanto-tainted cornfield by a mangy, feral chipmunk....

Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags


More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

  •  Rove. Vomit. Symbiotic relationship. (0+ / 0-)

    I count even the single grain of sand to be a higher life-form than the likes of Sarah Palin and her odious ilk.

    by Liberal Panzer on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 10:28:44 AM PDT

  •  I'm sorry, but the "fat" jokes are not funny. (5+ / 0-)

    Otherwise, I agree: some interviewer simply needs to say "why are you relevant, Karl?" He'd not be able to answer.

    Stay away from the "fat" stuff. Call him what Bush called him: "Turdblossom".

    Santorum: Man on Dog; Romney: Dog on Car. Ren and Stimpy: Dog on Cat

    by commonmass on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 10:40:24 AM PDT

  •  Ignoring him will not get the job done . (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Sun dog

    Watching and pushing back might .

    "Drop the name-calling." Meteor Blades 2/4/11

    by indycam on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 10:42:41 AM PDT

    •  Actually... (0+ / 0-)

      Ignoring him is what victory looks like.  We've always had a lunatic fringe.  What's new is that they are now taken seriously.  The best way to pay attention to them is to not pay attention to them at all.  Failing that, caustic mocking.

  •  I blocked the pictures of him... and Mitt and (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    joe wobblie

    Santorum... all the assholes I don't want to see.... I feel
    so much better for it...  lose the fat jokes, not funny.

    "It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment." *Ansel Adams* ."Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."*Will Rogers*

    by Statusquomustgo on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 10:44:54 AM PDT

  •  He controls the distribution of a great deal of (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Sun dog

    campaign money.

  •  If only this were true (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    this clown is less important to these United States of America than the fecal "gift"
    He may indeed be fecal matter himself but it's obtuse to pretend he isn't important.  Just saying nya nya nya you don't matter doesn't make the man or his methods go away.  The idea is to beat him and the crooks he shills for.  

    When the truth is only a matter of opinion, advantage goes to the liars.

    by Sun dog on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 10:59:19 AM PDT

  •  He's not a person, he's a system (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:

    The amoral, win at all costs philosophy of Karl Rove is the central theme of the GOP right now. Disenfranchise, use memes but don't really discuss, keep the legislators in line at any cost, provide them with boilerplate legislation so they don't have to think, etc. And "corporations are people my friend."

    This is a system, not really a person. And yes, it's very, very important.

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site