“Game of Thrones” Author Kicks Some Republican Butt
I don’t know anything about “Game of Thrones.” I don’t even get HBO. But the author behind the TV show, George R.R. Martin, has some fairly strong opinions on that gang of neckdrooling inbred shitstumps formerly known as the Republican Party:
“I would be remiss if I do not at least make passing mention of how depressed, disgusted, and, yes, angry I’ve become as I watch the ongoing attempts at voter suppression in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Iowa, and other states where Republicans and their Teabagger allies control key seats of power. It is one thing to attempt to win elections. But trying to do so by denying the most basic and important right of any American citizen to hundreds and thousands of people, on entirely spurious grounds… that goes beyond reprehensible. That is despicable.”
“The people behind these efforts at disenfranchising large groups of voters (the young, the old, the black, the brown) are not Republicans, since clearly they have scant regard for our republic or its values. They are oligarchs and racists clad in the skins of dead elephants. And don’t tell me they are libertarians either. No true libertarians would ever support a culture where citizens must ‘show their papers’ to vote or travel. That’s a hallmark of a police state, not a free country.”
I second the motion.