“America is the only country founded on an idea,” said Paul Ryan. And the idea is apparently that only affluent white folks get to define what that idea is.
Talk about American Exceptionalism! I’m sure that statement makes friends with countries around the world! Oh yeah, I remember now. That speech was written for the Republican Base.
I heard that when I was on the treadmill today, and man, it got my blood boiling. Has Paul Ryan ever heard of Simon Bolivar, Robert the Bruce, or Saladin? (Or, pretty much, every country ever created?) This just goes to show the world that the teabilly rednecks they’re courting can’t think their way past a moronic bumper sticker.