Saturday, June 11, 2011

"Now Showing: Crazy, Crazy Everywhere"

That is a sign hanging up in our favorite beach restaurant. And it seems particular appropriate to a bit of an update to my previous post, "Chris Matthews' Trip To Crazy Town." To paraphrase my friend, CindyIndie, Matthews has purchased property, and taken up residence in Crazy Town.

You will not believe what he has said now. During a discussion about Rep. Anthony Weiner's immoral, indecent, misogynistic, perverted behavior, Chris Matthews had this to say (h/t to Sowsear1 for the link):
[snip] They never get the Speakership back because the people in the rural areas of this country who are Christian conservative culturally - you can say backward if you want - but they don't like this kind of stuff at all. They're not part of that 56 percent in Brooklyn and Queens who say, "okay, we can live with this guy. [snip]

Oh, where to begin? The 56% of people in Brooklyn and Queens who are okay with Weiner's behavior, which is disturbing in and of itself, or the claim that only conservative, culturally backward Christians would be upset by this kind of behavior?

Good grief. Well, let me start with the latter. It is not just rural, "culturally backward," conservative Christians who are upset by this despicable behavior of an official elected to one of the highest offices in the land. And some of us are not looking at this in terms of how it will affect the Democrats' chances in 2012, as Matthews was, but in terms of the most basic decency and decorum, sorely lacking in Weiner's behavior. (Feel free to add your own reasons why this was an assholic thing to say.)

And speaking of Weiner, the plot continues to thicken. Weiner has admitted engaging in communications with a 17 year old girl. His spokesperson assures us that there was nothing untoward about the contact whatsoever. Since Weienr has been so honest and forthright throughout this process, we have every reason to believe him. Oh, wait, no, no, he wasn't. He lied through his teeth up one side and down the other, calling to meet with media outlets to lie some more. As if I didn't think he already needed to resign. Holy cow.

It is the weekend, so a little music is in order. The following Patsy Cline is a classic, and goes out to all of Weiner's Twitter pals:

Oh, and this one is a bit crazy, and goes out to Weiner's wife, Huma (h/t to ScrewtheDNC):

Your turn for "Crazy, Crazy, Everywhere!" Copyright © 2011 by Rabble Rouser Reverend Amy


Mary Ellen said...

When I was talking to my daughter a while back she told me about her ex--Dr. Narcissist, and said that guys like him audience. They have to be the center of attention and truly believe that anyone who they come into contact with are blessed for the privilege of knowing him.

I was thinking about the 17 year old girl and believe that she,nor her parents realize how lucky they are that he was caught before he could have done some serious psychological damage to her. I have no doubt that it was just a matter of time before she was privy to his filthy photo's of himself.

All she had to do was write to him once and he pounced on her like an animal in heat and started sending her private messages. She was sure that it was because he was special (that's how these guys do it, as you know) but the reality is that he only was using her as his next victim...his "audience" to be used to praise himself.

Mark my words, if he gets away with this...if his wife forgives him and doesn't leave him or if he is able to hold onto his job, he will do this again. He will believe that he is invincible and his behavior will escalate. The next young girl may not be so lucky.

The man is a sick bastard.

Oh...and if he does keep his job, it will be because guys like Alec Baldwin (read my post to see what he said), Janeane Garofalo, and Barbara Walters have done to make excuses for him. Progressives, I swear they are all a bunch of narcissists. It's a freakin' epidemic.

Mary Ellen said...


"She was sure that it was because he was special" was supposed to be
"She was sure that it was because SHE was special"...not "he". Sorry.

Mary Ellen said...

It looks like House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair Steve Israel have told Rep. Anthony Weiner he should resign. Looks like the investigation by police with the 17 year old girl was enough to push them over the edge. They know that more will be coming, it’s just a matter of time. I can’t see how he will have any other choice now…stick a fork in him, he’s done.

Rabble Rouser Reverend Amy said...

Mary Ellen, you are spot on. I have seen/heard people saying that Weiner was not a hard worker, but he worked hard at getting his face on tv. That was what was important to him. Kirsten Powers said he wouldn't resign his position because his identity is so tied up in that position.

We'll see if now that there is a change of heart (and oh=dear-goddess, WHY did it take so long) for some of these WOMEN in charge will be the last straw. Hasn't he gone into treatment now, and taken a leave of absence?

You are spot on - he is one sick puppy.

Oh, I saw that Alec Baldwin piece. Paul Greenberg had one basically dismissing Weiner's actions as a "sexless" event. Baldwin's piece iin particular was the biggest crock - essentially saying Weiner engaged in this perverted, immoral, unethical behavior because he was a "modern human being"??? Give me a freakin' break already. Good grief, no wonder this country is in the mess it is when people like Weiner are defended by the "elite." Blech,

And your daughter was absolutely right, too. Narcissists like Weiner (and Obama) have to be in the limelight, and they deign to have others bask in their light. Again, blech, ugh, yuck.

Yes, yes, yes - it is a good damn thing Weiner had this interaction cut off for him with this young woman. No doubt it was only a matter of time. Someone like him has already demonstrated he has no boundaries, and only thinks with one part of his anatomy. Again, what a sick puppy he is...

Thanks for the great comments, ME!

Mary Ellen said...

You're the first to hear it...Weiner's new cell phone ring tone:

Weiner’s new cell phone ring tone…

Rabble Rouser Reverend Amy said...

ROTFLMAO - you are too funny...