Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The art of George W. Bush is a paint-by-numbers project for retired war criminals.

In this post: Equal Pay for Women, crap art.

I forgot to mention in my last post that useless Republican hacks in the Senate pretty much told America’s working women, who still only earn 77¢ for every dollar earned by men, to drop dead today by killing the Equal Pay for Women bill.

Every Republican voted against it. Angus King, an independent from Maine, also voted against the bill, saying that it “fails to address the real causes that are driving the wage gap” but neglected to describe what they are or how to fix them.

And Sen. John Thune (R-SD) told Politico, “We see this for what it is and it’s just another attempt by Democrats to distract from what is a very bad record when it comes to helping women in the economy. That’s what this is all about, them trying to get a headline.”

Republicans, of course, are convinced the Equal Pay for Women bill was an “election-year stunt” by Democrats to “bribe” a key voting bloc. Well, yes, Einstein, it’s just smart campaign politics to give women something they need and want while you point fingers at the incumbent douchebags who oppose you. The following graphic offers an embarrassing attempt by Kirsten Kukowski, the RNC’s inarticulate press secretary, to explain her party’s position last night on MSNBC:
The pathetic thing is, opponents of equal-pay laws don’t have alternate plans or else they would make them. Instead, they act like 19th century robber barons trying to block the 40-hour workweek, an eight-hour workday, child labor laws, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the minimum wage and every other significant labor legislation this country’s lawmakers have managed to pass in order to improve our working conditions through the decades.

America need to kick these clowns out of office. Please jot this down and remember it in November, okay?

One final thought before I eat dinner. Apparently George W. Bush’s lazy, uninspired and amateurish portraits of world leaders — currently on display as the “Art of Leadership” exhibit at the Bush Presidential Museum here in Dallas — were all copied and traced from the top search results in Google Images. Think of it as a paint-by-numbers project for retired war criminals. Judge for yourself:
Holy crap. What an embarrassment.

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