A post by Pat
Glenn Beck, talk radio and the loudmouthed people are such a pain in the neck to Sen. Graham. Probably the Constitution as well. He thinks the government is his business. He dismisses base politics as though it’s childish, lecturing that we have to get out of our comfort zones. He is more than willing to work with the President to make his job easier.
Graham lauded Mr. Obama for energizing young people and also engaging Hispanic voters, which he said Republicans had turned off with rhetoric on immigration “coming out of certain quarters of our party.”
He said Mr. Obama had passed the “ready to be commander-in-chief test” during the debates and that the Democrat had been helped by the unpopularity of then-President Bush and his policies. “The Republican label was very much tainted,” Graham said.
He thinks America became such a great country because we hold hands.
During an interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg at the First Draft of History, Graham, was asked for his opinion about Glenn Beck. Let’s not forget Graham said Ted Kennedy was one of the most principled men he ever knew.
“Only in America can you make that much money crying,” Graham said, as he suggested conservative talk radio, in particular, has detracted form constructive political debate in America. “What do I think of Rush Limbaugh? Well, I think he makes hundreds of millions of dollars being able to talk on the radio for three hours a day. It is what it is, but here’s what I worry about: how many people in my business are going to be controlled by what’s said on the radio or in a TV commercial? Base politics is what we’re talking about.”
So maybe “my business” is just a figure of speech. I still don’t like it. The arrogant condescension of these prima donnas who hold the American people in such contempt have a nasty surprise coming their way. We know why we became a great nation and it wasn’t because we allowed ourselves to be treated like children by government elites holding hands. It was the calloused hands of the American people going about their business that built America and made it great.
Whose back is up against the wall? I think Sen. Graham and the rest of the Washington elites are soon to be wrenched out of their comfort zone. It will give me great pleasure to watch them go over the mountain.