Okay folks, I know many of you have been wondering where I stand on the presidential race. The clamor for my views has become almost unbearable so here goes.
Last night as we all know was the New Hampshire Primary. You know that one folks, where many of the New Hampshirites (is that the plural for residents of New Hampshire?) are undecided. You know folks, I got so sick of the wall to wall media coverage (I watch MSNBC) of the "undecided" New Hampshire voter. Seems to me like many of them want the candidates to lick their ass right up to the voting booth. And then once they're in the voting booth, have an option to vote "Undecided." But the voting is over (even if all the ballots aren't counted).
And the WINNERS ARE:
Republican: Donald J. Trump
Democrat: Bernie Sanders
So here is my take folks, this coming from a former conservative Republican now a bleeding heart liberal Democrat (blame George W. Bush and his Republican war criminal accomplices for trying to take away my VA benefits when I had no insurance back in 2000 for my political conversion).
Donald J. Trump:
While I like the way Trump is shaking up the establishment, let's face it. The Donald is an egoistical bully and a fool. I think even he is surprised at how far he has come in the presidential race. I don't believe for a moment that he actually wants to be president. He's just feeding his ego by running for president. While he is entertaining and I certainly do enjoy his putdowns of his feckless Republicans rivals, there is now way he can deport eleven million undocumented immigrants from Mexico. And other comments he has made are just as ridiculous. So let's just enjoy the Donald J. Trump Cirque du soleil Show and rest assured he will never be elected president of the United States. But on the outside chance that he is (and that is always a possibility, no one person could ever be worse than George W. Bush. Small consolation I know but consider.
The curmudgeonly governor of Ohio who finished a surprisingly second in the New Hampshire primary.
Kasich is certainly experienced and he is no fool like Trump but are we really going to elected a man president who has the temperament of a curmudgeon. The last time a curmudgeon ran for president he lost badly to that upstart junior senator from Illinois. He's still not over it.
|Senator John McCain - Angry Old Man|
And another negative about Kasich, his posture is awful. His posture looks like mine. We want a president who stands tall and who has a cheery demeanor. No stooped
curmudgeons need apply.
|Rafael Edward Cruz - born Calgary, Canada|
Cruz is evil incarnate to me. There can be no good to come of Cruz being president. He would literally destroy this country, make no mistake about it. He, along with Karl Rove are perhaps the most despicable human beings ever to trod on American soil and be involved in the political process. Ted Cruz is Joseph McCarthy reborn.
Oh I know there was a certain portion of the Republican electorate who was enamored of his "boyish good looks" and "political skills" but man oh man, who wants a sweat hog like this for president?
|"Yeah! I'll take another slice of that pizza! In fact give me the WHOLE pizza!"|
The Fat Boy Bully from New Jersey. The best thing Christy did was to call out the robotic Marco Rubio at the debate. Other than that service, Chris Christy was toast after Bridgegate. I heard this morning he's going back to New Jersey to "reevaluate" his campaign. As the airline hostesses say when you leave the plane "Buy, buy!"
Donald Trump had it right first when he said "Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president? I man, she's a woman, and I'm not s'posedta say bad things, but really, folks, come one. Are we serious?" I know it's not politically correct folks (and just one more thing I like about Donald Trump, his offenses against political correctness) you do have to admit he hit the mark this time with his observation of Carly. And have you heard her speak? God, that shrill schoolmarmy voice. Besides, she's another loser. She ran Hewlett Packard into the ground during her disastrous tenure as CEO of that same company.
|Just imagine - thank goodness she has no chance of becoming president|
The former brain surgeon who is always showing us his hands (we get it Ben, you were a brain surgeon) is (thankfully) pretty down the totem pole on possible presidential hopefuls in the Republican field candidates.
Listening to Dr. Carson trying to fake (double talk) his was through foreign policy questions during the Republican debates was actually embarrassing. Poor slow Ben, even at the last debate he didn't know when to enter. Ben Carson, another Republican candidate footnote in history. Go back to writing books Dr. Ben and collecting those big speaking fees trashing President Obama. Lot's of money to be made on the Hate Obama Circuit.
Who? Oh, that senator from Kentucky who cuts his own hair (can you tell)? I could never take him serious because his mouth reminds me of a Baboon's ass.
|Senator Rand with his signature baboon ass pursed lips|
And no, I'm not going to post a picture of a baboon's ass. This is disgusting enough, posting a picture of Rand.
The Christian evangelist who would put a Final Solution to gays like me. Need I say more? Huckabee will return to his safe harbor of fellow evangelical Christians like Kim Davis who gain their celebrity (and money) by their vitriolic hatred of gays (like me).
|"Good Christians" both - thriving in their hatred of gays|
|Former Pennsylvania Senator (and loser) Rick Santorum|
A joke who had absolutely no reason to run for president even if he did get a new set of choppers.
George Pataki, to me, with that always pained look on his face looked like a man who hasn't had a bowel movement in a week.
Now could you imagine looking at THAT face for four years?
Remember his response to the State of the Union speech a few years back? He showed himself for the pandering fool that he is. Resume sounds good Bobby (son of Indian immigrants) but this is one stupid man. Totally clueless as to what a doofus he is.
Now for the Democrats:
I never bought into the whole Hate Hillary narrative over the years. I think she is experienced and qualified and would, actually, make a good president. But I have to tell you, she doesn't enthuse people and she has that HUGE (UGE) liability of the Big Dog (Bill Clinton). This is the same Bill Clinton who sought the support of gays like me when he first ran for president them promptly threw us under the bus with his enactment of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law for gays in the military and signing DOMA, which outlawed marriage between gays like me. By the way, both laws have been repealed as they should have been and never been enacted in the first place. I have never forgiven the slippery Clinton since that time. I just stopped listening to him. And these days when I think of Hillary in the White House and the Big Dog just an arm's length away, I have to tell you that does not make me feel comfortable.
So what is a 74 year old white man, who isn't even a Democrat but a Socialist doing running for president and winning the New Hampshire Primary by a UGE margin? Well, for one thing he says all the right things. This country has been taken over by the Corporate Masters of Congress and the disparity between the Ruling Class (the upper 1%) and the rest of us down here in the Great Unwashed. Bernie has awaken a political revolution which I know probably scares the poop out of some people.
Well, first of all is 74 too old? Now careful because I am also 74 years old but I don't have all that white hair but I do have a white beard (when I'm not using Just for Men beard coloring, which reminds me I have to do a touch up before I go to work this weekend so I look attractive behind that hotel front desk, but I digress).
Bernie may just win the Democratic nomination unless Hillary can come up with a good reason why she is running for president other than she "will do a good job." Bernie wants to increase Social Security (I'm all for that, losing ground her folks with the bills), more taxes on the rich (oh how I would love to see people like the guy who owns Papa John's leave this country which threatened to do when Obama let the rich tax rate lapse to 39%).
I heard Bernie's acceptance speech last night and I have to tell you folks, that was one of the most genuine speeches I have heard in a long time. Unlike all the poll tested, teleprompter, speeches written by overpaid speech writers that most of the other politicians revert too (with the exception of Donald Trump who speech mainly consists of him bragging about himself and making the empty promise of "Making America great again!", Bernie's speech made me feel good.
Are his claims realistic? Probably not. Heck, look at the roadblock President Obama encountered from the Republicans, dedicated to making him a failed president, on his first day in office. What do you think they would do to Bernie? But you know folks, we have to elect a Democrat president, be it Hillary or Bernie because we can't take the chance that a Republican will hold the presidency and thus have the power to appoint Supreme Court nominees. If that Doomsday scenario happens (more Republican appointed Supreme Court justices like Antonine Scalia, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas); we will descend into a Darkness the likes of which we cannot imagine. Just think, Roe versus Wade repealed. Same sex marriage repealed. Don't Ask, Don't Tell reinstated. More wasteful wars that kill and maim our young men and women, thus creating horrendous medical costs for years to come.
Considering that possibility folks, even I could live with the Big Dog back in the White House.