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Dear Joe Wurzelbacher:

While John Bolton is busy fucking himself, I cordially invite you to do the same.

No Love,

Paul the Spud

Okay, snark aside, wtf is with this:
On Wednesday, Joe "the Plumber" Wurzelbacher said that if he were in Congress, he would "probably be in jail" because he'd be charged with "slapping some member." He added, "And that's not [bull] either." ThinkProgress asked Joe at CPAC yesterday which members he would most like to slap. "Pretty much anybody that's stood there and said anything bad about our troops, pretty much anybody who sat there and talked treasonous talk about America," Joe said. He then implied that some members of Congress should be shot:
Back in the day, really, when people would talk about our military in a poor way, somebody would shoot 'em. And there'd be nothing said about that, because they knew it was wrong. You don't talk about our troops. You support our troops. Especially when our congressmen and senators sit there and say bad things in an ongoing conflict.
1. I challenge Wurzelbacher to name one member of Congress "saying anything bad about our troops," or saying anything treasonous, with examples. And be able to prove that this is actually anti-troop, or treasonous talk, not "sounds treasonous to me!" bullshit filtered through wingnut spin. Basically, prove you're not talking out of your ass, "Joe."

2. When, exactly, is "back in the day?" When exactly could you shoot someone for "talking about our military in a poor way," without repercussions? Give me one example where this has actually happened. Basically, prove you're not just conjuring up some masturbatory, cowboy/vigilante fantasy for chickenshit, gun-fetishist wingnuts. This has never happened and you know it, you dumb fuck.

3. How exactly do you, Joe, "support the troops," that isn't simply saying "support the troops?" Have you given donations to soldiers in combat? Sent anything overseas? Donated any money or time to a local Veterans hospital? Basically, show me actual "support" that isn't simply "feeling good about our troops." This wingnut "troops" fetish is fucking disturbing.

I'll just wait until the end of time.

If anyone actually has difficulty understanding why the GOP is a complete irrelevant dinosaur of a failure, they need look no further than Joe Wurzelbacher. I've never seen someone talk so much out of his ass and be taken so seriously. This is the longest five minutes I've ever experienced. "I'd be in jail for slapping someone, and that's no bull, either." OOoooooOOoooooOOoo. How butch.


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