Folks, I'm starting to get a little worried over here. The noise we get from the fringe right is one thing, but we seem to be moving toward a new level of crazy and incompetent and it's getting ever-closer to the main stream.
You may have run across these news items, but I wanted to round them up just the same and give them some collective impact.
Let's start with Mr. Jeb Bush. This man was Governor of Florida for eight years, yet he did not have the wherewithal to properly vet some punk's twitter feed and past radio performances. Then there's this fiasco, wherein Bush put droves of personal information online, then blamed the State of Florida for not redacting it before he made it public.
So a man who has the audacity to charge $100,000 a head for a little sup and face time can't hire someone to page through content he's about to make public? Or check a lousy twitter feed?
Too bad Dubya and/or Poppy didn't get it through ol' Jebster's thick skull that you have to be really careful when you're running for Prez.
Then we have Rand Paul with this: "I've heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after vaccines."
No that he's ever seen this evidence first hand or anything like that. Nope. He's only heard of these tragic cases.
Not to be outdone, Mr. Walker in Wisconsin refused to acknowledge evolution.
“That’s a question a politician shouldn’t be involved in one way or another," said Walker. "So, I’m going to leave that up to you.”
Completely unsubstantiated statements that could put kids at risk and failure to acknowledge what science has proven over and over and again?
I guess someone needs to give these guys some direction.
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