Metaphor Fail

Filed in National by on February 19, 2010

Brand new Massachusetts Senator and conservative darling Scott Brown was interviewed on Fox (of course) and asked about the incident in Austin, Texas. His answer was interesting, to say the least.

Seriously. The new Republican Senator from Massachusetts went on FOX News this evening and was asked about the nut who crashed his plane into an IRS office building, because he hates the government. Here is what Scott Brown said, when asked about this possible act of terrorism:

“I don’t know if it’s related, but I can just sense, not only in my election, but since being here in Washington, people are frustrated, they want transparency, they want their elected officials to be accountable and open, and talk about the things that are affecting their daily lives. So I’m not sure if there’s a connection, I certainly hope not, but we need to do things better.

The best part is what comes next. Cavuto says, gosh, can you imagine people (read: liberals) claiming that this is what happens when you build up populist rage – isn’t that a bit extreme? Brown concurs. After suggesting that the populist rage that led this man to crash his plane into an IRS building was the same kind of thing that got him elected.

Uh….really? Scott Brown thinks his voters are like homicidal lunatic Joe Stack? I really am scared now.

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  1. pandora says:

    Did Scott Brown just justify this nuts actions? Know what else he did… he single-handedly moved the crazy guy into the Republican camp. WTF?

  2. a.price says:

    it was a threat. “if the democrats dont resign and hand power over the the american taliban, they will send more suicide bombers”

  3. pandora says:

    Seriously, WTF are they doing?

    Introducing Grover Norquist, Human Events Editor Jed Babbin said, “He was getting a little testy in the past couple of weeks, and I was just really, really glad that it was not him that was identified as flying that airplane into the IRS building.”

    Besides not being funny, they, yet again, link this guy to themselves.

  4. I have no idea what they are doing pandora. I’m not sure why they want to align themselves with this nut.

  5. h. says:

    All of your questions will be answered in the upcoming elections.

  6. I’m seeing online that Tim Pawlenty made a joke about taking a 9-iron to the back window of the federal budget.

    I’m sorry jokes about domestic violence = NOT FUNNY
    Jokes about killing IRS agents = NOT FUNNY

  7. a.price says:

    they are making this guy their John Brown. leave it to the conservatives to martyr terrorists.

  8. June says:

    Evidently, there is now a Facebook page calling this guy a hero. And the comment was made somewhere “that he died for his country.” How sick is this? How did our country get turned around like this?