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Very Well Put

Posted on | April 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

by Smitty

The entire “progressive” edifice is a Potemkin village, a Hollywood set, that looks formidable from the exterior. But in reality, there’s no there there, except the liberal fascists’ standard naked will to power by any means necessary. Because their tactics are always the same (smear, bully, intimidate, whine, and complain), they’re something of a humorless bore, really, although a dangerous humorless bore — a fanatic constantly in search of force majeure.

Reached for quote by Sissypuss the Blog Kitty, Debby Wasserman-Schultz, asked about the Potemkin village metaphor, explained: “Shut up.”
I don’t see how the Progressive Titanic remains afloat until November, at this progressive flooding rate.

via Insty

Update: linked by The Lonely Conservative


7 Responses to “Very Well Put”

  1. Adobe_Walls
    April 25th, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

    Well put indeed, the manic progressive loves them some Potemkin anythings, Obamsky’s Potemkin healthcare townhalls, Potemkin green energy, Potemkin unemployment and inflation statistics and now their latest the Potemkin victory in the war on terror.
    Prince Potemkin died in office, now there’s an example for progressives to follow.

  2. Lisa Graas
    April 25th, 2012 @ 1:06 pm

    It will remain afloat if our side keeps acting like they do! Who loves women more, the Left or the Right? Flip a coin, for Pete’s sake and move on to talking about freedom!

  3. Adjoran
    April 25th, 2012 @ 1:21 pm

    Debbie Wasserman-Schultz actually refused to answer questions about the Potemkin village for the same reason she wouldn’t talk about the Democratic Senate’s failure to pass a budget for three years:  “That’s just process, it’s process, and I’m not going to talk about process.”

    You know, “process,” like the digestive process that gave us Debbie as an end product.

  4. Driving Miss Devil « The Camp Of The Saints
    April 25th, 2012 @ 2:47 pm

    […] of us on the Right a very important lesson on effectively battling the Left [tip of the fedora to Smitty]: The entire “progressive” edifice is a Potemkin village, a Hollywood set, that looks […]

  5. Charles
    April 25th, 2012 @ 6:49 pm

    The question is, will the captain go down with the ship?

  6. Obama’s Burden | The Lonely Conservative
    April 25th, 2012 @ 7:49 pm

    […] people to believe in his Potemkin village to win. Expect more toe jam.Read the whole thing. H/T to The Other McCaingoogle_ad_client = "ca-pub-1395656889568144"; /* 300×250, created 8/11/08 */ google_ad_slot = […]

  7. Adjoran
    April 25th, 2012 @ 8:35 pm

    Actually, the use of the “Potemkin Village” analogy is incorrect according to most historians.  While Potemkin did order clean-up campaigns before the Empress came to visit, he made no secret of it and there were no empty facades meant to falsely convey an image of prosperity, as the term as come to be used.  Walsh has never been much of a stickler for accuracy anyway.

    A more apt analogy for the Progressives, and Obama in particular, would be the Japanese art form known as Kabuki Theater, which is based on elaborate costuming and dramatization, and the use of trickery to fool the audience.  Early performers were available as prostitutes after the show.

    One form which developed out of Kabuki is Bunraku, which is a similar type of production where all the characters are just large puppets.