The GOP has spent most of President Obama’s time in office — nearly a term and a half, at this point — calling him a tyrant and dictator. It’s been good for business, helping them raise a ton of money and win elections, and so naturally they’ll keep on doing it.
The upshot is that the success of their oratory means that they can’t actually take action on all their corrective threats, which Jon Stewart pointed out with exhausted disgust on Thursday night, declaring, “all this talk of tyranny is bullshit.”
“When your main concern when you’re deposing a tyrant is how it will affect your party’s chances in the upcoming midterm elections,” Stewart pointed out, “that’s not tyranny.”
The segment to the recent shift of House Republicans away from impeachment talk that had been recently stirred by the slow and steady Sarah Palin. Not even her own party listens to her anymore.