Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Irony Of a Political Automaton Asking Why Other People Don't Have Souls

Posted By on Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Hey, remember Jesse Kelly? The guy who was beaten soundly by both Gabby Giffords and Ron Barber, then bounced out of town to work with Citizens United, the widely-reviled political action committee, infamous for being part of a Supreme Court decision that many feel has warped American democracy as we know it?

After months of stop-and-go Tweeting, Kelly appears to have picked up the habit for good this time, treating followers to his brilliant football commentary, as well as right-leaning retweets.

I'm generally happy to ignore Kellly's pearls of wisdom, but this one stopped me in my tracks this morning:

From the fountain of wit that is twitter.com/jessekellyDC
  • From the fountain of wit that is twitter.com/jessekellyDC

Two points here: For one, according to the story Kelly linked to, Obama plans to have children who wrote to him after the Newtown shooting with him on stage when he announces his gun proposals. Yeah, it's emotional pandering, but without the shooting at Sandy Hook, we wouldn't be having this discussion. Obnoxious, but understandable.

For another, Kelly did this:

Honestly, that repetition of talking points couldn't be any more robotic. You're selling out your own kind, Kelly!

Tags: , , , , ,

Comments (11)

Showing 1-11 of 11

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-11 of 11

Add a comment

Staff Pick

A Cactus Christmas

Come see this revival of a Tucson original. Can 2 families work out their difference on Christmas… More

@ The Comedy Playhouse Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 7 3620 N. 1st Ave. Suite 154

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Hershel Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. For More About Betsy DeVos' Priorities, Follow the Money (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Win Tickets to See The Nutcracker (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Cinema Clips: The Eagle Huntress (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Nine Questions: Sid The Kid (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation