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After a day of turmoil in the Middle East claimed the life of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stephens and three other staffers at a consulate in Benghazi, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) chose to weigh in on the tragedy with a rape analogy:

"It's like the judge telling the woman who got raped, 'You asked for it because of the way you dressed.' OK? That's the same thing. 'Well America, you should be the ones to apologize, you should have known this would happen, you should have done -- what I don't know -- but it's your fault that it happened.' You know, for a member of our State Department to put out a statement like that, it had to be cleared by somebody. They don't just do that in the spur of the moment."

How long until we can get rid of this pig?

Jon Kyl, over the last four years, has proven himself to be a callous, treasonous homunculus who represents the worst of us.

His tenure has been highlighted by his plan to kill START, blocked numerous treasury appointments, blocked unemployment benefits and bank regulation, and receiving 200 million in pork AFTER he came out against earmarks, in addition to complaining in 2010 that he had to work during the holidays while millions in America were just barely holding on to their jobs and waiting for people like Kyl to pass legislation that might help them.

Oh, and he also walked out of talks over the debt ceiling and then the supercommittee meeting.

Now, he's doubling down on Romney's ill-timed verbal vomit.

He's retiring, which means all the damage he's caused to the rest of us will never be championed with his defeat at the polls. Like Ryan, McConnell, Cantor, Romney and the rest, he is the kind of person who stepped into the limo and never stepped out. He doesn't represent American not one iota.

Once he's gone, lets not give him one second on anyone's microphone again.

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Comment Preferences

  •  Tip Jar (6+ / 0-)

    "It doesn't matter whether you win or lose. It's how you ladle the gravy." - Felix Ungar

    by Verbalpaintball on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 02:32:26 AM PDT

  •  No worry. (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Azazello

    He's retiring this year. And I join you in your disgust. I just hope he disappears and doesn't ever show his ugly face in public again.

    Your left is my right---Mort Sahl

    by HappyinNM on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 02:39:11 AM PDT

  •  Jon Kyl has always been a despicable dick. (0+ / 0-)

    I'd love to write more, but that's about all you can say about the man.

  •  Arizona (0+ / 0-)

    Welcome to dickland

    Mojo?!?! What mojo?

    by xopher on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 02:56:17 AM PDT

  •  WTF is he even saying? It's obvious in any event (0+ / 0-)

    that all these comments were coordinated.  Some power from above gave all these Republicans talking points to spout in the key hours immediately following the Cairo embassy release, and they have no idea of what the fuck is happening over there, they're just saying the same lockstep shit to try to make the President look bad, never mind that it has no relationship to reality.

    That's one more thing to add to my long list of small problems. --my son, age 10

    by concernedamerican on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 03:25:54 AM PDT

    •  Yep (0+ / 0-)

      The individuals involved are the ones who should be forced to apologize to the world, and to this country, against which their treasonous acts were committed.

      Judging by the way the election campaigns are being run, and the way the right wing is behaving now, I'd say it wouldn't take all that much of an investigation to get to the bottom of it. Hey, even the press could probably handle it.

  •  Rape? (0+ / 0-)
    "It's like the judge telling the woman who got raped, 'You asked for it because of the way you dressed.'
    Was he referring to rape or "legitimate rape?"

    “I believe all Southern liberals come from the same starting point--race. Once you figure out they are lying to you about race, you start to question everything.” ― Molly Ivins

    by RoIn on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 07:57:44 AM PDT

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