Soul Sickening

Read 'em and weep:

"A man makes a $250 million fortune loading up companies with debt and then extracting million-dollar fees from those same companies, in exchange for the generous service of telling them who needs to be fired in order to finance the debt payments he saddled them with in the first place. That same man then runs for president riding an image of children roasting on flames of debt, choosing as his running mate perhaps the only politician in America more pompous and self-righteous on the subject of the evils of borrowed money than the candidate himself. If Romney pulls off this whopper, you'll have to tip your hat to him: No one in history has ever successfully run for president riding this big of a lie."

                    ---Matt Taibbi, in his Rolling Stone cover story from the 9/13/12 issue

Read the rest on your own.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/greed-and-debt-the-true-story-of-mitt-romney-and-bain-capital-20120829

Meanwhile, let the record show that watching that panting, hyper, souped-up performance was one of the most excruciating 90 minutes I have suffered through in a long time. It's not funny. It's not amusing. It's disgusting. 

 

 

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