Like all rational Americans, I cringed at the silly, cliche-laden response that Piyush Jindal made to the speech of President Obama in February.
(I couldn't care less what this man is named, but I cannot resist using Jindal's given name after the ignorant, paranoid ravings about "Hussein" that we read on Gather.)
After all the hype offered by the comic entertainer, Rush "Crack-head" Loosebowels, I hoped for something other than the smirking, effeminate weirdo that appeared.
The speech was a pastiche of free-market fundamentalist talking-points, made by the Governor of a state that (in the best of times) free-loads on the taxpayers of other states.Â Even now,Â the economic stability of LouisianaÂ reflects the massive government spending by FEMA there.
As it turns out, the dramatic anecdote related to Hurricane Katrina that Piyush told to illustrate his "no government" fundamentalism was a whopping lie.
The cowardly Jindal used his office staff to make a "clarification" when the press could not find any confirmation of the Governor's alleged heroic acts.
The lie was noted in the media, but largely ignored as leading Republicans trampled one another in their rush to distance themselves from Jindal's dismal performance.
Even the nutty conservative Juan Williams, taking a rare break fromÂ whining about the way liberals dis him, complained, ""It came off as amateurish, and even the tempo in which he spoke was sing-songy. He was telling stories that seemed very simplistic and almost childish."
I would be content to see the less-than-impressive Jindal sink back into the obscurity he so richly deserves, but I found a very rich source of commentary on a web-page of Scientific American.Â Â
One of Jindal's throw-away lines about "wasteful' spending" included a remark about, "something called volcano monitoring".
Careful listeners pointed out that even dull or uneducated persons might understand what "volcano monitoring" was.Â One has to be willfully or ideologically stupid to pretend that this was a mysteriousÂ activity.
Considering that the United States has had two serious volcanic eruptions in the past year, does the idiot Jindal believe that this is 'wasteful"?
Do individuals perform their own "so-called volcano monitoring"?
Many more good things discussed here:
There are a variety of excellent parodies of Jindal on YouTube
Here is one: