Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Creepy and Weird
Today's column for the Daily Banter takes a look at Shepard Smith's stark assessment of our national political climate come to utter fruition.
He called it -- and Mitt Romney is proving him right.
Here's the opening shot:
"The closer we get to the November election — the more pronounced and desperate the entirely contrived machinations from the various candidates become as time ticks inexorably toward the moment of truth — the more I can’t help but keep the brilliant words of Shepard Smith in mind. You’ll remember he said back in May of this year, in a moment of absolute, blank-faced clarity, 'Politics is weird. And creepy. And now I know lacks even the loosest attachment to anything like reality.' At the time, what led him to this stark assessment was an official statement issued by Mitt Romney which attempted to follow up one of the most vicious and bitter grudge matches in Republican intra-party politics with a seemingly benign and even friendly 'no hard feelings' directed toward Newt Gingrich, who had just dropped out of the presidential race..."
Read the Rest Here