Because it is nearly fair time, let’s talk about
In Montana’s 2007 legislative session,
Representative Roger Koopman dismissed the Judiciary
Committee’s efforts to fix a bad bill as being
“lipstick on a pig.”
It was the first I had heard this expression,
but it is decades old.
I typically avoid repeating clichés, but this
one so fits today’s topic it would be wordsmithing
negligence to not use it.
WTF is lipstick on a pig.
Here is the story.
Except for former President Obama, the Democrat
party has become the home of participation trophies
and red ribbons.
Had the GOP nominated a constitution minded
presidential candidate rather than trans-partisan
Senator John McCain in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012,
Barak Obama would have rightfully remained a
never-was rather than a has-been.
They didn’t and America is still reeling from
However, since 2008, voters have rejected the
progressive ideology in legislative and
governorships across America and here is why:
Contrary to the fake news, the Democrats are
the party of the wealthy brooding over those begging
Never forget dependency is as binding and
unmerciful as slavery.
The GOP is the party of the middle class;
especially the industrious ones clawing their way to
the upper class.
Just because this absolute contradicts deeply
held beliefs, does not make it less true.
Tech billionaire founders of LinkedIn and
Zynga were so shocked by Hillary Clinton’s loss they
joined forces to be certain President Trump becomes
a one-term political anomaly.
On July 4th, knowing the
millennial’s mind is digitally focused, they
excitedly launched their WTF program; their acronym
for Win The Future.
They are proposing a three-pronged attack of
modernizing candidates, fortifying voter engagement
and crowdsourcing their political agenda on social
Knowing fake news media has their back,
ruling class elitists are anticipating huge
victories in upcoming elections.
However, there is one problem and this brings
me to my point.
message does not resonate with ordinary middle-class
President Obama bankrupted health care,
allowed the nuclear armament of Iran and North
Korea, opened the door for dirty old men to use the
little girl’s room and forced military institutions
to accept soldiers, sailors and airmen confused by
their anatomical sex.
To herald these misgivings as accomplishments
is like putting lipstick on a pig and candidates who
endorse this progressive platform can expect a red