Friday, February 03, 2012

Carl Hiassan: Florida Republican Primary; A Basket Case for Sick Puppies @ The Guardian, U.K.

" ...Whether Castro is off the planet or buried six feet under matters less to Floridians than high unemployment, epidemic foreclosures and the future of healthcare reform. These are very hard problems to solve, and both of the leading GOP candidates are more comfortable berating Obama rather than offering specifics.
However, last week Gingrich visited Cocoa, where Nasa workers have been hurt by layoffs and budget woes, and promised a surprising new project to create more jobs: a lunar colony. Said Newt:
"By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon and it will be American."
It's one of those quotes you have to read twice to make sure it's real. Be assured that it's already tacked on the too-good-to-be-true corkboard at Obama national headquarters. ..."
Read more at The Guardian, U.K.

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