What To Expect From A Graham Administration
It took two insignificant events for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Lindsey GrahamSenate Republican AverageSee Full Scorecard49% to become the worst possible GOP candidate for 2016. First, John Huntsman had to become independent in the proud tradition of Lincoln Chafee, and then !RONPAUL! had to hang-up whatever it is that certified nut-jobs hang up when they retire. With the entrenched professional nobodies out of the way, there was a hole in the GOP roster. The position of Republican Who Is Virtually Worthless On Almost Every Issue was there for the taking. The only things missing were online ads on Craig’s List and Monster.com.
Well, if nature abhors a vacuum; The Great State of South Carolina has a candidate that sucks like an Electrolux. He even has a built-in campaign slogan guaranteed to make 85% of the GOP Base stay home. “We’re gonna’ tell the bigots to shut up!” He, of course did not mean The National Council of La Raza.
The only reason people consider this man credible at all is that he represents a state where elected Republicans are removed from office feet first, on a stretcher, at the end of their natural lifespan. He is further elevated far above his level of intellect and potential by the fact that he has historically opposed Dovish foreign policy positions and we currently have Barack Obama double and triple-bogeying every hole of the Defense and Diplomacy Open. This makes some people hold the simplistic belief that a known tough-guy like Tassle-Loafered Lindsey would be just the guy to take down ISIS good and hard. He’s even been encouraged to run by none other than our friend Senator John “I made hope and change possible in 2008” McCain.
“I’ve strongly encouraged him to give it a look. I think Lindsey has vast and deep experience on these issues that very few others have. I happen to like a lot of these guys—I like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Ted CruzSenate Republican AverageSee Full Scorecard93% has gone out of his way to tell people how much he agrees with me on national security.”
Lindsay Graham is also memorable for being the man who …read more