Friday, October 31, 2008

Goose Liver Pate and Baby Seal Sushi

I keep trying to explain the fundamental differences between conservatives and liberals lefties to my lefty friends and it's been tricky, but thankfully here's the Big O to sum it all for me. We conservatives are just selfish. Yep, that's it. That's the difference. We just don't want to pay taxes on income over $250,000, $150,000, $120,000 because we'd rather keep that money so we can spend our evenings slathering ourselves with Siberian Mink Oil and rolling around naked in piles of cash before sitting down to a nice dinner of Goose Liver Pate and Baby Seal Sushi.

Oh wait - there's one small problem - at least for me. I don't make over $250,000, $150,000, $120,000 - at least at the moment. Sure I'd like to and heck, one script sale - BANG, I'm in. Of course in that case maybe I'll do what I'm already doing and donate more of it to a good charity or two. Shoot - but I forgot all about how selfish I am.

Pinkie to O: Blow me.

Via Hot Air:

“The point is, though, that — and it’s not just charity, it’s not just that I want to help the middle class and working people who are trying to get in the middle class — it’s that when we actually make sure that everybody’s got a shot – when young people can all go to college, when everybody’s got decent health care, when everybody’s got a little more money at the end of the month – then guess what? Everybody starts spending that money, they decide maybe I can afford a new car, maybe I can afford a computer for my child. They can buy the products and services that businesses are selling and everybody is better off. All boats rise. That’s what happened in the 1990s, that’s what we need to restore. And that’s what I’m gonna do as president of the United States of America.
“John McCain and Sarah Palin they call this socialistic,” Obama continued. “You know I don’t know when, when they decided they wanted to make a virtue out of selfishness.”

This reveals the basic underlying philosophy of the Left - that one cannot possibly be charitable unless they use the government to redirect their funds - ED MORRISSEY.