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Straw scarecrows, burning

If they only had a brain…

This is where the Never Trumpers always hoped we’d/they’d be: they’ll clutch their pearls pro forma for about 15 seconds, just to pay homage to the ancient platforms, oaths, and deities they long ago abandoned.

Then they’ll start clawing tooth and nail to become the Jeb3.0 Savior Of The Party, and try to make a pitch to last-minute supplant Trump on this year’s nomination ballot, aching to lose gloriously (a la Dole, McCrazy, and Romney) fighting Emperor Poopypants and his puppet masters with one hand tied behind their back, and wearing a full blindfold to the manifest gang-raping of our Constitution and the republic (when they’re not busy participating in it themselves gleefully).

That’s merely a brief passage from what I’ll call Chapter One, with Chapter Two hard on its heels. At first glance, the two posts might appear to be topically unrelated, but I must beg to differ. These days it’s ALL related, in one way or another.

In all the many, many years I’ve been pursuing this avocation, I’ve gotten to know quite a few fellow ReichwingÜberNaziDeathbeast bloggers, who between all of us have burned down a hell of a lot of Leftist scarecrows that badly needed the immolation. But of all those, I can’t recall a one who wielded a bigger flamethrower than our friend Aesop. Which is just my way of telling you good folks that you need to read all of these two. If you haven’t read him before, call it your baptism of fire.

No, of course I don’t completely agree with him every single time, on every single issue. If that was the case it would be cause for both of us to worry, because it’s a sure-fire indication that one of us (at least) must be bugfuck nuts. But hey—when he’s right, he is hand-to-God, balls-to-the-wall right. Which, y’know, is often enough to suit me.

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9 thoughts on “Straw scarecrows, burning

  1. But hey—when he’s right, he is hand-to-God, balls-to-the-wall right. Which, y’know, is often enough to suit me.

    Concur, and this is a good one.

    1. Perhaps it will cheer you up to know that Chapter One began life as a reply to your post about The Verdict here on this site the day before.
      And then, it metastasized to the point it was long enough to be its own post, and needed to be illustrated with the Greatest Hits Meme Collection.

      I usually spend maybe 10-15 minutes, tops, cranking out a post, just straight flow. That’s how they come; they just bubble up.
      Coupla tweaks, fix a typo or three, and done.
      For this one, I spent 20 minutes writing it. Then spent about 3 hours digging through 100 pages of memes for just the right ones.

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  2. No, of course I don’t completely agree with him every single time, on every single issue.

    Hell, I don’t even agree with myself, every single time and on every single issue.

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      1. Uh, dude, I’m a dumbass. If we’re thinking alike, you should be concerned.

        (To anyone foolish enough to doubt that I’m a dumbass, I direct your attention to my marriage and dating history.)

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  3. Mike,
    I’m totally stealing “ReichWingUberNaziDeathbeast blogger”.

    If I have morale patches made, you’re getting one.🤣

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  4. Meanwhile several commenters on Insty noted that in some Primaries Trump was not on the ballot and/or the ballots no longer had any Federal offices on them.
    The answer they got was “Trump is now unopposed”. But it was also noted that the delegates aren’t then automatically pledged to Trump.

    Is there some chicanery from the NeverTrump going on here?

    Note the sentencing of Trump in NY is scheduled for only days before the beginning of the Republican Convention.

    If he is sentenced to Prison and the delegates are unpledged there may be another Coup staged at the Convention!

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    1. I can guarantee you that the GOP is trying to figure out a way to get rid of the Trump “problem”. The GOP believes that Trump is the problem…

      They can’t though as the Americans have woken to their corruption and shenanigans. We are their actual problem. Trump is just one of the arrows in the quiver.

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