Saturday :: Nov 20, 2004

Purgin' Binging


by pessimist
I sent the club a wire stating, PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER. - Groucho Marx

This is what Canadian Liberal MP Carolyn Parrish should send to the Liberal Party Caucus which ousted her over her outspoken opposition to George Warmonger Bu$h

Carolyn Parrish has been thrown out of the Liberal caucus by Prime Minister Paul Martin, who said Thursday that her behaviour had become "unacceptable." Ms. Parrish had capped a series of controversial statements with a denunciation Wednesday of Mr. Martin, an attack that shattered the rules of party etiquette.

Ms. Parrish has refused to tone down her criticisms of Mr. Bush, who she has denounced as a "war-like" leader. But her most serious crime seems to have been rejecting the authority of her party's leader, saying Wednesday that Mr. Martin could "go to hell" if he didn't like her behaviour.

"I have absolutely no loyalty to this team. None," she told Canadian Press.

Can we run this woman for Congress? Nancy Pelosi could use someone with gonads!

Her attitude received international attention when a photo of her stomping on a Bush doll, filmed as part of a This Hour has 22 Minutes episode, ran on the hugely popular Drudge Report.

I'd link to this, but Drudge is off my link list.

Ms. Parrish has long been a thorn in the side of Liberals who want to rebuild ties with the United States. She called the countries contributing to U.S. efforts in Iraq a "coalition of the idiots" and was dismayed at the re-election of Mr. Bush. She responded to Mr. Bush's election victory by saying that Americans had "reconfirmed [him] as their Commander-in-Chief, and he is a warlike man."

"After what they've put me through and lots of my colleagues, they can all go to hell. But [Mr. Martin's] not going to control me, so all he's going to do is end up looking weak."

Mr. Martin could not, apparently, control her. But he could fire her.

I suspect that we might see something like this happen to Specter and Chafee by the Republicans, and we SHOULD see this happen to Lieberman and a few other Democrats.


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