These people have no soul and no compassion. That’s why they didn’t care if the United States defaulted on their debt. The fact is that most of the teabagger politicians are multi-millionaires and think their money would not be affected if the country defaults.
The last two Republican presidential debates have been some of the most macabre on record. Last time around, at the Reagan Library, the crowd gave the biggest applause of the night to the 234 executions that have occurred in Texas while Rick Perry was governor.
In Tampa, Florida at the CNN/Tea Party Express debate Monday night, the tea party-filled audience literally cheered aloud for the uninsured to be allowed to die.
The moment came during an exchange between moderator Wolf Blitzer and Ron Paul, whose libertarian views often make for good theater at Republican debates.
Blitzer asked if under Paul’s libertarian philosophy, a sick man without insurance should be allowed to die in the hospital rather than have the state pay his medical bills. Before Paul could answer that question, shouts of “yes!” and cheering bubbled up from the audience.
- CNN/Tea Party Debate Crowd Cheers Trying Ben Bernanke For Treason (mediaite.com)
- Open Thread: The Teabagger Debate (horsesass.org)
- BLITZER’S BLOG: The importance of Monday’s CNN-Tea Party Republican Debate (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com)
- Previewing Tonight’s Tea Party Debate (politicalwire.com)
- CNN Debate: Teabag Tussle in Tampa (littlegreenfootballs.com)