Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Bachmann Hypocrite Overdrive

Well, it's started. I've stayed mostly small-scale in my mockery of the circus that is the 2012 Republican presidential lineup, but this is mostly because it's shitty - when a circus only has clowns, it's nothing but slightly sad comedy and you're better off going home and watching the Marx Brothers. But in what certain cunts call "liberal media demonising candidates", and what everyone else calls "of course the press are digging into their pasts, you stupid fuckers, they're running for Leader of the Free World, it's not liberals' fault the Republicans are almost always the ones with dirty secrets"...I have read of what might be the most egregious bit of right-wing hypocrisy since Newt Gingrich started spouting the phrase 'sanctity of marriage' and carefully avoided mentioning which of his two mistresses was the most sacred.

Michele Bachmann's husband Marcus is taking Medicaid money to 'Christian counsel' people. I'll just parse that out nice and clear: The husband of the woman who claims Medicaid is communism has been taking Medicaid's money to pretend quoting the Bible at people, instead of helping them come to terms with their problems and find solutions, makes him a decent therapist:

His views on counseling are unorthodox. In one radio interview, posted to YouTube, he criticizes counselors who focused on patients’ feelings, saying that instead patients should be instructed on the correct path. “Our culture is filled with, ‘How do you feel?’” he said. “When you get a counselor saying, ‘How do you feel?’ that’s really a mistake. What should drive us is the undeniable truth and the godly principles of truth in God’s word... Too often do we find counselors who will excuse a person and allow their feelings to take charge.” In another interview, he said, “We’ve decided if you feel it, it’s all right.”

Holy fucking shit. At this point, I'd like to point something out about the picture attached to that article that really struck me as appropriate:


So where does this leave her, on the Frantic Weaseling Detector? Well, nowhere, actually, because the bitch and her moron of a husband have both spoiled my fun by taking the Vatican's example to heart and just refusing to comment on any matter relating to how utterly fucking cocktrocious* their hypocrisies and lies are, and what awful excuses for human beings it makes them.

The previously unreported payments are on top of the $24,000 in federal and state funds that Bachmann & Associates, the clinic founded by Marcus Bachmann, a clinical therapist, received in recent years under a state grant to train its employees, state records show. The figures were provided to NBC News in response to a Freedom of Information request.

I guess we'll see the Bachmanns returning that money soon, huh? Yeah, didn't fucking think so.

*'Cocktrocious' is hereby declared an apt neologism for Republican policy. Google turned up the first 'no results found' page I've seen in years. That's got to change.