September 4, 2004
GOP Hypocrite of the Week: Republican National Convention Participants
A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL
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Welcome back to the BuzzFlash.com GOP Hypocrite of the Week.
Today, we honor all the Republicans at the Republican National Convention, from George W. Bush down to the alternate delegates from the bluest of states.
Being a Republican nowadays must be a bit like being the child of an abusive, philandering confidence man. You know that your daddy is a hurtful, pathological liar, but you hang on tight to his pants leg because believing the lies is safer than the insecurity of admitting the truth.
And in their grand attempt at distracting the nation from the truth, this week the Republicans lathered themselves in layer after layer of hateful vitriol. The Madison Square Garden was filled with the acrid smell of vile, venom, crassness and hypocrisy as the wealthy Kool-Aid drinkers paraded out their best liars for the world to see.
Mark Twain wrote in “Huckleberry Finn” that “you can’t pray a lie.” But the Republican Party closes their eyes, bows their unified head and sure tries.
Nothing stops Bush, Cheney, Miller, and their band of frothing comrades from practicing a mendacity so resistant to the truth –- and so morally repugnant –- that it is beyond comprehension.
Even as Bush claims to stand next to God -– and asserts that God's word was behind his reckless adventures and failures –- the GOP conclave in NYC proved Mark Twain right once again.
"You can’t pray a lie," George W. Bush.
God, we are certain, has found you out. We can only hope that a majority of Americans awaken from this delusion in time to save our great nation from the Republican ship of fools and the con men at its helm.
Otherwise, democracy -- for those individuals once privileged enough to enjoy its joyous freedom -- will be nothing more than a distant memory.
To every Republican who celebrated in the big convention lie this week, we crown you the GOP Hypocrites of the Week.
Until next week, remember our motto at BuzzFlash.com: So many Republican hypocrites, so little time.
Catch up with you soon.
A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL