“Period of Testing” for Conservative Principles
You’ve gotta be kidding. You almost have to feel sorry for John Boehner: He’s being pulled in one direction by the voices of sanity and moderation; and the opposite direction by rightwing billionaires and their useful idiots who keep trying to drag us back to the Middle Ages.
Boehner received an open letter yesterday signed by about a hundred prominent conservatives, warning him not to “give in” to Democrats and moderates because Republicans are “entering into a period of testing.” The letter talks about a “mandate to fight for conservative principles.”
Signers of the letter include the chairman of the American Conservative Union, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (can you say “conflict of interest”), Foster “tell her to put an aspirin between her knees” Friess, direct-mail has-been Richard Viguerie and Phyllis “Hump Your Bible! Again!” Schlafly.
“Entering into a period of testing?” I believe a test was already administered last month. Yes, it was…let’s see…it was administered on Tuesday, November 6th.
And the results of that test were…OK, here we are…your test results were: