Clint Eastwood’s GOP convention appearance with an empty chair may not have cost the Republicans the election, but it sure has launched an avalanche of stupidity. Remember those idiots in Michigan who strung up empty chairs in their front yard along with signs saying “Take our country back in November?” Well, it was reported yesterday that some other idiot, objecting to the imagery of a lynching, has nailed a chair to the first idiot’s driveway, labeled with the words “Four more years,” “racist pig” and other profanities, according to MLive.com.
Nice work, dude with ANOTHER chair. You really took this “chair-based political discourse” thing we have going to a whole new level.
The story goes on to describe the guy who originally lynched the chairs saying not only was he not a racist, but the vandal who nailed the chair to the driveway was the actual racist, and HOLY LORD CAN EVERYBODY PLEASE KNOCK IT OFF!
We just endured if not the longest, certainly the most expensive, least-enlightening Presidential election season in this nation’s history. Now, mercifully, it’s over. After all of this, we have the same President, same House, same Senate, and hundreds of millions of dollars from members of both parties flushed down the toilet to get there. Over the past year, the political “debate” has not just included chairs that are stand-ins for President Obama, but binders full of women, the 999 plan, Newt Gingrich’s moon base, homophobic chicken sandwiches, “legitimate “rape, and Big Bird, for crying out loud. I’m not saying I wasn’t entertained by this massive waste of time, money and resources for little or no return, but when I’m in the mood for that, I always have the films of Michael Bay.
The election is over. With any luck, these childish political theatrics will end with it.