One of the strangest aspects of the Democrats’ response to the S&P downgrade has been selecting Senator John Kerry (D-MA) as the front man for their dopey “Tea Party Downgrade” spin attempt. Kerry’s droning arrogance and witless talking-point delivery are guaranteed voter repellents. He’s among the greatest living exemplars of the kind of autopilot spendaholic out-of-touch political hack that Americans do not want to hear from right now.
Maybe the Democrat political brain trust tapped Kerry because Barney Frank was busy.
Congressman Allen West (R-FL), who shimmers with all the common sense and intellectual energy Kerry lacks, sallied onto Fox News to deliver a withering critique of the “Tea Party Downgrade” storyline:
(Hat tip to The Right Scoop for the video.)