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Let the circus begin.

Posted by Big John on January 2, 2012

I don’t pretend to know too much about American politics, except that how much money a candidate can put into his or her election campaign and how much mud they can sling seems to influence the voters; and in some parts of the US how big a religious nutter you are also seems to help, and this certainly seems to be the case in Iowa at the moment.

Newt and Mitt (where do they get these names ?) are Republican politicians who have been around for some time, and of course I have heard of the scary Michelle Bachmann and a few of the others, but where did this bloke Rick Santorum suddenly come from ?

Oh shit ! … I’ve just read that he is a looney evangelical who is known for his stance against gays, was a firm supporter of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, believes in all that ‘intelligent design’ crap, and is in favour of bombing ‘Eye-Ran’ !

Umm ! reminds me of a former Republican resident of the White House. I only hope that, unlike old ‘Dubya’, he doesn’t have …

…  a direct line to the Almighty !

4 Responses to “Let the circus begin.”

  1. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. You have to be a fanatical Christian and as you babblie about family values, you also need towave the fliag wildlyl That’s how you reach the heights in the polls. . . plus lots of money from the right wing coffers.

  2. Grannymar said

    I find it hard enough to follow our own politics, never mind understanding those of any other country.

  3. Santorum takes nuttiness to the extreme. He won’t have a chance if he gets to the general election. Iowa Republican caucuses aren’t representative of the state, or even of the party. Neither an extreme right- or left-wing nut can win the U.S. presidency, although the most recent Bush came close to fitting the description. About 40 percent of the voters consider themselves independents, and they swing the elections.

  4. Ginnie said

    Hallelujia, John … I couldn’t agree more and wish you lived over here so you could vote!!!

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