Liberalism must be a disease that affects the brain. How else to explain the actions and crazy statements coming from these leading left-wingers, the Top 10 Looniest Liberals?
1. Barack Obama: The President is turning left to placate his liberal base with his latest push to soak the “rich” by sharply raising taxes. A rational thinker would have taken heed the results from the 2010 mid-term election, when the American people resoundingly voted against big government and progressive politics.
2. Nancy Pelosi: She left a legacy of debt and out-of-control spending during her four years as House speaker. The arrogance of the Left has rarely been more transparent than when Pelosi uttered these infamous words about the pending ObamaCare legislation: “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of controversy.”
3. Michael Moore: This director has made millions pushing his faux documentaries as serious political films, so his class warfare tactics are patently absurd. Now he is predicting class violence, recently saying, “The smart rich know they can only build the gate so high. And sooner or later history proves that people, when they’ve had enough, aren’t going to take it anymore. And much better to deal with it nonviolently now, through the political system, than what could possibly happen in the future, which nobody wants to see.”
4. Maxine Waters: The loud-mouth congresswoman from South Central Los Angeles says the most uncivil things while taking liberalism to an extreme. Like her comments that the “Tea Partiers can go straight to hell” or that Dick Cheney “is not only a liar, he is a thief.” She called the Rodney King riots a “rebellion,” and told oil company executives, “This liberal will be about socializing.”
5. Al Gore: The former vice president’s global warming alarmism is taking hits as his dire predictions of climate chaos are being debunked (polar bears aren’t dying off and killer hurricanes aren’t on the rise). After constructing vast business operations meant to cash in on carbon-emissions trading and green-job ventures, Gore needs to keep the hype on overdrive and is increasing his attacks on the opposition, likening them to racists.
6. Paul Krugman: Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman keeps pushing Keynesian solutions in his New York Times columns, saying that all would be rosy if only the nation racked up trillions more in debt. No thank you, Mr. Krugman. Just paying the interest on the current projected debt will be a burden to future generations.
7. Harry Reid: The Senate majority leader rails against Tea Party Republicans from the Senate floor and wanted to build a high-speed train from Las Vegas to Disneyland. But a more extreme example of his unabashed liberalism was Reid’s impassioned defense of a federally funded cowboy poetry festival in his home state of Nevada at a time when the nation’s debt was skyrocketing.
8. Sean Penn: The Hollywood actor thinks he is a player on the world stage, going to Iraq as an antiwar activist and cozying up to Venezuelan thug Hugo Chavez. The sad fact is that he will likely never duplicate in real life the depth that he showed in the role of surfer-stoner Jeff Spicoli in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
9. Keith Olbermann: Exiled from MSNBC after his political contributions to Democrats surfaced, Keith Olbermann now toils for Al Gore’s Current TV, where even fewer people see him. The insufferable liberal can now interview other liberal idiots in obscurity, surfacing only when his guests say something incredibly stupid.
10. George Soros: The Hungarian financier funds nearly every liberal cause from ACORN to Planned Parenthood, and gave Barack Obama’s political career a jump-start. Soros once gave an apt description of his own delusional character that could also be applied to liberalism in general: “I carried some rather potent messianic fantasies with me from childhood, which I felt I had to control, otherwise I might end up in the loony bin.”