Rush Limbaugh finally goes there and discusses who to "get rid of" . . .
RUSH LIMBAUGH: Okay, folks, it's a moment of truth. We are mere hours away now from Tropical Storm Isaac, which everybody is desperately hoping becomes a hurricane. I can't believe this. They are desperately hoping that it becomes a hurricane. It's the Democrats' wet dream that this thing hit New Orleans. So, you know me. My middle name is Solutions. I have some ideas for the Republicans. How to deal with the tropical storm, slash, hurricane hitting New Orleans."Get rid of"
The first thing we do is offer to send 500 bus drivers to New Orleans, paid for by us, to make sure that the buses that were not used by the Democrat mayor during Hurricane Katrina will be used to evacuate people should it become necessary. The second thing that I think the Republicans ought to do is send bags of money instead of sand. Bags full of money to shore up the levees in New Orleans. This would accomplish many things. A, it would show our compassion. B, we could have Romney's five sons who CNN last night asked, "What's it like to be rich as sin," or whatever. They did. Piers Morgan asked Romney's sons, (paraphrasing) "What's it like to be stinking rich?" So we have Romney's five sons deliver the bags of money to shore up the levees.
Now, this will accomplish much. It will show our compassion, and it will do something else. Once we publicize that we have sent 500 bags of money -- well, whatever number of bags, bags filled with money to shore up the levees, what will happen? The poor of New Orleans will storm the levees and steal the bags, thereby putting themselves at risk for the eventual flooding that will happen once they remove the bags of money. And that way the Republicans can get rid of even more Democrats in Louisiana and shore up the state for themselves. How about those two ideas, folks? Am I not thinking or am I thinking?
Get the joke? Dead poor people! New Orleans! Get it?
Will someone, at some point ask Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan or any of the other Republicans who are running for office to respond to Limbaugh's statement above? Republican compassion, throwing money into the ocean, hoping poor people drown chasing it. Republicans, who howl at wasted money or being taxed but are fine with throwing bags of money into the ocean if it would hurt the kind of people you may imagine are poor and living in New Orleans. Basically Republicans would rather light their money on fire than see it help non-white people, and Limbaugh thinks that combined with joking about dead people in New Orleans is hilarious.
Disgusting. Just disgusting.
I said it before, I will say it again. . . . This is what we are up against.