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The #GOP47 (Texas Smarts Edition)

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) during the Reuters Washington Summit in Washington, October 24, 2013. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)

“I believe we are hearing echoes of history. I believe we are at a moment like Munich in 1938.”

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)

Does anyone actually need Godwin’s Law and the relevant corrolary explained?

Next question: Do we really need to rehash the Republican penchant for bawling that President Obama is Hitler?

Last question: Really? After all this, all we get is yet another Hitler analogy from the #GOP47?

Remember, though, as you pass through the myriad faces of your days, that some of your neighbors actually voted for this.

But there is yet undiscovered territory here; so far the #GOP47 have, with this one petulant stunt, tripped over Skitt, Poe, and Godwin. Which raises one more question, and we do apologize for that: Does Ted Cruz have what it takes to faceplant squar’ into Rule #34?

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Image note: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) during the Reuters Washington Summit in Washington, October 24, 2013. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)

McCabe, David. “Cruz: Iran, US talks like ‘Munich in 1938′”. The Hill. 12 March 2015.

Texas

Detail: "Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces a special session, Saturday, June 18, 2005, in Austin, Texas. Perry on Saturday vetoed the state's $35.3 billion public education budget and called lawmakers back to the Capitol to finally find a solution to the school finance dilemma. (AP Photo/ Thomas Terry)"

Rick … effing … Perry.

Says a lot about Texas, doesn’t he? After all, Texans elected him.

As Gov. Rick Perry addressed business leaders in New Hampshire last Friday, he was asked about the two-count felony indictment he’s facing back home.

His answer, according to ABC News: “I’ve been indicted by that same body now for I think two counts, one of bribery, which I’m not a lawyer, so I don’t really understand the details here.”

Bribery? Really? ….

…. Two charges, yes. But no bribery charge.

Let us be clear about what Mike Ward of the Houston Chronicle describes as possibly “another Perry ‘oops’ moment”: The Governor of Texas, indicted on two counts, accusing Democratic politicking of the Republican prosecutor who presented the case and the Republican-appointed judge who oversaw the grand jury hearing, mugging for his mugshot, and denigrating his own citizens as Democrats, apparently has no idea what he has actually been indicted for.

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