USA: Beacon of Stupid - Too Stupid to Care Edition

As people are being swept into the pitchfork-bearing frenzy over the evils of healthcare reform (no thanks to the hired assclowns that are being planted at these townhall events), I'm in awe of how many people are screaming just for the sake of screaming. They don't even know what they're railing against anymore.

From a recent meeting in Texas comes this gem:
During the town hall, one conservative activist turns to his fellow attendees and asks them to raise their hands if they "oppose any form of socialized or government-run health care." Almost all the hands shot up. Rep Green quickly turned the question on the audience and asked, "How many of you have Medicare?" Nearly half the attendees raised their hands, failing to note the irony.
Even a former Reagan administration economist doesn't know his ass from his elbow:
[ART] LAFFER: I mean, if you like the Post Office and the Department of Motor Vehicles and you think they’re run well, just wait until you see Medicare, Medicaid, and health care done by the government.
If knowledge is power, then the lack of it is servitude.

Or, as the Republicans would put it: Party über alles.

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