BOOOOOOOOOOOOO  1:28 pm May 18, 2009

Lindsey Graham, Liar: ‘Ron Paul Is Not The Leader Of This Party’

by Jim Newell

Mean old fartsack Lindsey Graham spoke at the “South Carolina GOP Convention” this weekend and made an enemy of RON PAUL and his supporters, the Paultards, by denouncing libertarianism and Liberty. And then he told everyone to leave, because Jim DeMint was about to shoot a firecracker out of his ass.

“Grahamnesty” of course wants to build the Republican Party under the centrist platform of Torture, all the time. Just constant waterboarding everywhere. Some schmuck leaves the house, schmuck gets waterboarded…

Graham told the crowd there was nothing wrong with any conservative, and he wanted to build an open party that could win in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, as well as South Carolina.

“You’re a hypocrite!” one man yelled.

“I’m a winner, pal,” Graham shot back. “Winning matters to me. If it doesn’t matter to you, there’s the exit sign.”

“Ron Paul is not the leader of this party,” Graham said, prompting a few jeers. Some people yelled, “Yes, he is!”

“I’m not going to give this party over to people who can’t win,” Graham finished, drawing most of the crowd to its feet.

But U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, who followed Graham, said he’d rather have 30 senators who stand on principle than 60 who have none.

Ha ha Jim DeMint doesn’t understand how “politics” works. Oh well. THESE PEOPLE HAVE HAD ENOUGH:

Floyd to lead GOP in S.C. [The State]
How about 30 who have none? [Balloon Juice]

 

Hola wonkerados.

To improve site performance, we did a thing. It could be up to three minutes before your comment appears. DON'T KEEP RETRYING, OKAY?

Also, if you are a new commenter, your comment may never appear. This is probably because we hate you.

{ 54 comments }

Crab1 May 18, 2009 at 1:32 pm

What Jim DeMint wants, Jim DeMint gets.

Bypartizoa May 18, 2009 at 1:33 pm

Yep, Lindsey’s gay, alright.

TGY May 18, 2009 at 1:34 pm

“STFU or I’ll turn this party around.”

These people with their bags of charisma. Geez.

Red Zeppelin May 18, 2009 at 1:34 pm

Yeah, the “mainstream” (i.e., waterboarding closetted homosexuals) Repubs have done such a wonderful job! There were about a dozen opinion pieces in various national and regional newspapers over the weekend about how the GOP is the party of teh Crazy, with lots of nice wingnutty quotes. Paul could not possibly do worse than these jokers.I doubt, for instance, he would be demanding to know if two hispanic children killed in a hit and run were in the country illegally, as did one Colorado Republican.

Tommmcatt May 18, 2009 at 1:35 pm

“Ron Paul is not the leader of this party,” Graham said, prompting a few jeers.
Some people yelled, “Yes, he is!”

Sometimes you have to admire the sheer balls of the Paultards. Modern Quixotes, all of them, tilting at the windmills of the real….

chascates May 18, 2009 at 1:36 pm

Limbaugh should settle this once and for all. With a GOP stamp, kind of like the blood group tattoos the SS used to have.

StephanieInCA May 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm

ah ha ha he’s just mad cause he wasn’t invited to mark sanford and rick perry’s sexy teabag party.

Crank Tango May 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm

so he isn’t gonna take the party from people who can’t win and give it “over” to people who can’t win?

Hawaiiexpat May 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm

.

FU Lindsey.

Just for that, the Ron Paul Blimp be all inside your colon like a big, rabid gerbil.

(If you know what I mean).

:-(

ManchuCandidate May 18, 2009 at 1:38 pm

The Contard Comedy Tour 06-09 is even funnier than the Blue Collar Comedy Tour in large part because everyone thinks they’re smart, serious and relevant (and not just Larry the Cable Guy.)

Seanibus May 18, 2009 at 1:38 pm

Wow, great video. I haven’t seen that much excitement and vibrancy in a South Carolina ballroom since John McCain conceded the primary in 2000. Those South Carolina Republicans sure know how to throw a party.

SayItWithWookies May 18, 2009 at 1:39 pm

But U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, who followed Graham, said he’d rather have 30 senators who stand on principle than 60 who have none.

And the sooner the better, Jim.

Anonymous Office Zombie May 18, 2009 at 1:42 pm

I’m not going to give this party over to people who can’t win

Er… so… is he suggesting that there are Republicans out there who can win?

Tra May 18, 2009 at 1:48 pm

But U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, who followed Graham, said he’d rather have 30 senators who stand on principle than 60 who have none.

Yay! We’re on the same page! Bipartisanship! Comity! Someone wake David Broder, remind him what his name is and where he is, wipe the drool off his chin, wheel him over to the computer, wipe the drool off that, and tell him to write a column extolling the virtues of the 30 Senator Solution!

GleepGlop May 18, 2009 at 1:51 pm

If you don’t like making fun of Lindsey Graham on the wonkette comments thread, then you can GITTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT OUT

Servo May 18, 2009 at 2:00 pm

I can’t get enough of these ‘Tarder than thou’ fights.

The Cold Sea May 18, 2009 at 2:02 pm

Ron Paul NOW! PAUL NOW!! Wake up, people!!!

Gallowglass May 18, 2009 at 2:03 pm

That walkout video was the saddest thing I’ve ever seen. The four of them went really slow, hoping to get people to follow them but noone did, because their walkout reason was retarded. Not that it was a packed house anyway. And the average age of one of those primary participants must be about 80. Seriously, it was like early bird special time at Denny’s.

OrangeAlert May 18, 2009 at 2:04 pm

Sounds like someone has blimp envy.

IceCreamEmpress May 18, 2009 at 2:05 pm

There once was an assclown named Graham
Whose pronouncements resulted in mayhem
When the Paultards revolt
They’ll string up the dolt
Or Columbian necktie, or flay him.

Toomush Infermashun May 18, 2009 at 2:05 pm

Soo….he doesn’t want anybody in the party that isn’t him, and probably wouldn’t join any party that would have him, but….oh, there’s the exit sign….it’s Monday, I’m happy, and I haven’t even started drinking…this is better than an AA party….

bitchincamaro May 18, 2009 at 2:06 pm

Lousy audio. Did he say he wants to be buried between Ronald Reagan and Strom Thurman, and by that I mean, have gay dead sex with their rotten corpes?

Harmless May 18, 2009 at 2:06 pm

How could he leave with that old lady presenting like that? Yowsa!

WadISay May 18, 2009 at 2:07 pm

It’s Doctor Ron Paul, bitches! (*slams mouse on “Submit Comment” button and heads for crapper*)

Gopherit May 18, 2009 at 2:10 pm

[re=319302]SayItWithWookies[/re]: it’s like they compromised and settled for 40 with almost no principles.

x111e7thst May 18, 2009 at 2:11 pm

[re=319326]bitchincamaro[/re]: Is there anything I can do to help him achieve this noble goal?

Gopherit May 18, 2009 at 2:12 pm

“I’m a winner, pal!” I bet Lindsey’s been waiting years since his last wedgie to say that to someone.

kthxbai...also May 18, 2009 at 2:17 pm

haven’t heard such them-us arguments in a while. kind of a cleansing to remember that some people are as simple as a pine sapling.

Shot at Wolf May 18, 2009 at 2:20 pm

Hey, I live in the midst of them, and they all look pretty stoopid to me! Gov. Sanford looks, for example, as stupid as he is. So they slap each other on the ass and make like everything is groovy! And they try to imagine the days of yore, when they could still win a national election.

Tra May 18, 2009 at 2:21 pm

Fight! Fight! Can I be the one to fire the tear gas?

J05H May 18, 2009 at 2:28 pm

No, Graham is right: Ron Paul is not Dear Leader. RAND PAUL is now dear leader. Wake up, sheeple!

nader paul kucinich gravel May 18, 2009 at 2:29 pm

Neocon Lindsey is now feelin’ the heat.

JMP May 18, 2009 at 2:29 pm

These guys are really angling to have 2012 be a re-run of 1964, aren’t they? Although even old crazy Barry was sane compared to this bunch.
And Paultards, no your man does not lead the GOP; that’s the fundamentalists, who are a completely different band of crazy than you folks.

dijetlo May 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm

” We have to go over there, and fight them over there, so they don’t come over here…”

FUCK!!!!
South Carolina is about to attack Texas! Jesus Christ people, we stop burning Atlanta for like two minutes and your declaring war on each other! Cut it the fuck out! We know where General Sherman is buried, don’t make us dig his decomposed ass up and whup you again.

Chickensmack May 18, 2009 at 2:34 pm

For the three people who stood up on behalf of Dr. Ron Paul, I commend them for their pro-weed stance. That’s a daring place to be… stuck between the Republicans and their staunch approval of the Drug War, and the Libertarians who would rather fire up a spliff and… not… tax it…?

Seriously, who would those three people win over, if you can’t even levy a tax on the ganj?!

Crank Tango May 18, 2009 at 2:39 pm

Maybe Lindsey is right. Maybe she IS a winner. I got ten bucks that says she is so interested in winning on this gay marriage thing, that she will eventually “come out” as a gay, thus proving her winner status.

What? Lindsey is a boy’s name too?

Never mind. Wait, never mind never minding. Just replace all feminine pronouns with masculine ones, d’apres Tobias Fuhnke.

Naked Bunny with a Whip May 18, 2009 at 2:42 pm

“You’re a hypocrite!” one man yelled.
“I’m a winner, pal,” Graham shot back.

I notice he didn’t deny being a hypocrite.

Aurelio May 18, 2009 at 2:50 pm

Lotta empty seats.

BklynIlluminati May 18, 2009 at 3:01 pm

I thought the only people that said “I’m A WINNAH!!!”

Were short bus Special Olympic types

RoscoePColtraine May 18, 2009 at 3:02 pm

How busted does your gaydar have to be to not see the faggotry that is Lindsey Graham getting all wrist wavy and lispy? Southern accents aren’t meant to sound this wussified….also.

Johnny Zhivago May 18, 2009 at 3:04 pm

A “Lindsay Graham” Republican?? Is that the new name for the Log Cabin people?

RoscoePColtraine May 18, 2009 at 3:11 pm

Listening to this makes Al Gore sound like Mr. Stud Muffin of the Year.

gjdodger May 18, 2009 at 3:12 pm

[re=319300]Seanibus[/re]: “Those South Carolina Republicans sure know how to throw a party under a bus.”

Fixed it for you.

DC Hates Me May 18, 2009 at 3:24 pm

Dear Linsdey, constantly evoking Ronald Reagan’s name doesn’t make one Reaganesque.

Itsjustme May 18, 2009 at 3:30 pm

I am stuck at “Mean Old Fartsack” and can’t stop laughing/crying to enjoy the story!

schvitzatura May 18, 2009 at 4:30 pm

Which are the Mensheviks and which ones are the Bolsheviks?

Awaiting the purity purges!

liquiddaddy May 18, 2009 at 5:28 pm

Later, fighting off the stinging tears, Lindsey realized that for the first time Walnuts was not there to hold him. “He’s with Joe, I just know it!” That bitch!

thejesusandmarycheney May 18, 2009 at 5:31 pm

[re=319583]schvitzatura[/re]: They’re definitely the Whites.

MsJoanne May 18, 2009 at 5:32 pm

Some convention. I could count the number of attendees using matches in a matchbook.

Good time to piss off the few who remain.

GO GOP! I can’t wait for the funeral.

momus May 18, 2009 at 7:27 pm

Aren’t terms like southern republican, Georgia republican, and South Carolina republican oxymorons (oxymorans?). These decendents of secessionists are the real RINOs!

TeddyS May 18, 2009 at 10:50 pm

So, Senator, suppose we buy your comment that Ron Paul is not the leader of the Republican Party. Who is? (Clue. Insert name of Rush Limbaugh here).

zhubajie May 19, 2009 at 6:50 am

[re=319291]Tommmcatt[/re]: Republifux need to split up into 4-5 parties: religious fanatics (Prot); religious fanatics (Pentecostal); religious fanatics (Catholic); Plutocrat Party (Bush’s base, the Haves/havemores); Rule the world Nazi fanatics; Official Raving Loonie Party (Libertarians). It would be incredibly amusing to see them fight with each other, damn each other to Hell, etc!

Zhu Bajie

zhubajie May 19, 2009 at 6:52 am

[re=319880]zhubajie[/re]: I forgot to add: Log Cabin Gay Repub Party; anti-Gay party; Dick Cheney party (the sicko pervert torture lovers).

Actually, if the Dems would split 6-8 ways, that would be good too!

Zhu Bajie

Captain Swing May 19, 2009 at 8:17 am

Sen. Graham: May the great Paultard Blimp fly over you and drop something really smelly on your head…

Comments on this entry are closed.

Previous post:

Next post: