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Video- Ann Coulter: Government Shutdown Was "Magnificent, Run Beautifully. I'm So Proud Of These Republicans"

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She's got to be a parody. Via MM.

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) "jokes" about blowing up newspapers

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not funny

Why, it seems like only yesterday that I posted: "House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) jokes that murder would make his job easier." Oh wait. It was yesterday:

I’ve always wondered about so-called “pro-lifers” and their hypocritical obsession with guns, and then there’s that conservative fixation on rape. Now we have the GOP House Majority Whip making murder jokes. He must be one of those Family Values types.

And now it's today. Meet Governor LeCrass, the Republican leader of the great state of Maine. He, too, is one of those "pro-life" Family Values types.

Via the Portland Press Herald:

Gov. Paul LePage made his dislike of the Portland Press Herald abundantly clear Friday while sitting in a fighter jet simulator: He said from the cockpit that he would like to blow up the newspaper's building.

The Republican governor made the offhand remark while participating in a fighter jet simulation at Pratt & Whitney, a defense contractor in North Berwick. In video footage from the event, LePage is asked, "What would you like to do?" He replies: "I want to find the Portland Press Herald building and blow it up." [...]

At least twice, he has told students that his biggest fear is newspapers. He once said that buying a copy of a newspaper is like paying someone to lie to you.

Oh come on, this was clearly just a slip of the tongue. Nobody in his position espousing his views in front of his people would utter a hostile, violent one-liner like that more than once:

Later in the event, a television reporter from WMTW asked LePage again if he had any targets. The governor answered: "The Press Herald and the Bangor Daily News."

not funny hahaha no

The video of his so-called quip is here, right at the beginning.

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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) jokes that murder would make his job easier

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not funny hahaha no

I've always wondered about so-called "pro-lifers" and their hypocritical obsession with guns, and then there's that conservative fixation on rape. Now we have the GOP House Majority Whip making murder jokes. He must be one of those Family Values types.

Via The Hill:

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) expressed admiration for his “House of Cards” alter-ego during a luncheon in Newport Beach, Calif., and said one violent plot twist struck him as particularly satisfying.

He literally murders one member,” McCarthy said about Kevin Spacey, who plays a Democratic majority whip on the Netflix show. “If I could murder one member, I’d never have to worry about another vote.”

Lovely imagery. Violence and killing are hilarious, aren't they? What a card (no pun).

Now imagine if Nancy Pelosi had made that same joke. They'd be calling for her head, feigning all kinds of outrage, somehow blame Obama for his evil, "exotic," Kenyan homicidal influence on her, and call for his impeachment.

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Video- Wacky Doodle "Fox & Friends Host "Thomas Jefferson" To Talk Budget Cuts

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I couldn't even watch the whole thing is was so bizarre. Via TPM.

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Video- Senator RIchard Burr (R-NC) Cracks Joke About Waterboarding At Senate Hearing

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Via Think Progress.

Prime contender for this week's Asshat Award.

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Political Joke O' the Day: Mitt Romney edition

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Yes, I know. Willard M. Romney is already a joke. But hey... this is making the rounds:

Snow White, Pinocchio, and Superman are out for a stroll in town one day. As they walk, they come across a sign: Beauty contest for the most beautiful woman in the world. “I am entering,” said Snow White. After half an hour she comes out and they ask her, “Well, how'd ya do?” “First Place,” answers Snow White.

They continue walking and they see a sign: Contest for the strongest man in the world. “I'm entering,” says Superman. After half an hour he returns and they ask him, “How did you make out?” “First Place ,” answers Superman, "Did you ever doubt?"

They continue walking when they see a sign: Contest! Who is the greatest liar in the world? Pinocchio enters. After half an hour he returns with tears in his eyes. “What happened?” they asked. “Who the hell is MITT ROMNEY?” replies Pinocchio.

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VIDEO-- Tommy Thompson's son at WI GOP event: "We have the opportunity to send Obama back to Chicago-- or Kenya."

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UPDATE via Andrew:

The Thompson campaign emails: “The Governor has addressed this with his son, just like any father would do. Jason Thompson said something he should not have, and he apologizes.”

Thanks to our buddy Andrew Kaczynski for catching this.

Jason Thompson, the son of Wisconsin Senate candidate Tommy Thompson at a GOP brunch:

"We have the opportunity to send Obama back to Chicago-- or Kenya." (laughter)

As you can see by the very short video, RNC chair Reince Priebus was a participant. You can also hear a woman at the very end retort with this side-splitting little comeback:

“We are taking donations for that Kenya trip.”

What a knee-slapper. Those Republicans sure have wit. And by wit I mean poor taste, racist tendencies, and underdeveloped IQs.

Gee, I guess Ann Coulter was wrong (stating the obvious):

Coulter:

 "Where are all these racists?"

Um, Ann? See the video above this one for your answer.

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