Pete Buttigieg is the type of guy who walks into a job interview and says his biggest weakness is his perfectionism. As a kid he always had an apple for the teacher, and if she forgot to assign homework that day, he was the first with his hand up. He’s a repulsive little hall monitor, so all the other repulsive little hall monitors think he’s simply divine.
Mayor Pete and his fan club are having a really bad time right now, because for once he’s expected to actually do something. Producing results simply isn’t his specialty. After spending three weeks hoping the East Palestine, Ohio rail disaster would stop bothering him if he just ignored it, he finally showed up there yesterday.
And I’m starting to understand his reluctance:
What a visual, huh? He looks like a little kid playing Bob the Builder. It’s not quite Dukakis in the tank, but it’s close.
And then it got worse: He started talking.
He’s just so gosh-darn dedicated to his job, you see. His only mistake was listening to you people. He followed the norm. This is your fault!
And then he blurted out this instant classic:
Now, which of those words should you try to avoid when you’re talking about a disastrous train derailment? I’m starting to suspect this guy isn’t the unparalleled megagenius the libs keep telling us he is.
And then, somehow, it got even worse:
This is an attack on our First Amendment freedoms! Just kidding, that rule doesn’t apply to Democrats.
Team Pete is more concerned about reporters asking about East Palestine than about the disaster itself. The rest of us are just an abstraction to them. If they accidentally manage to help some of us, that’s fine. If not, that’s also fine. Either way, we cannot be allowed to stand in the way of their political aspirations.
Mayor Pete really did think this gig would be a cinch, didn’t he? Like, he could just do all the reading the night before the final and ace it. He’s positively resentful at being expected to do what we’re paying him to do. He thinks he’s too good for this job, which is why he’s very bad at this job.
Will Buttigieg’s tenure as transportation secretary ruin his presidential prospects? After all, that’s what this is all about for him. Maybe, maybe not. It’s not as if politics is about solving problems. All you have to do is claim you solved the problems, and your team will cheer for you no matter what.
Just look at Joe Biden’s career. He’s been in Washington for literally half a century, and the more he screws up, the more power he gets handed. At this point, I’m surprised he’s not President of the Galaxy.
And don’t even get me started on the previous guy!
What would happen if Buttigieg just quit? Like, today? “The hell with this crap. In a month, they’ll all forget I even took the job.” Would that be worse for his political career, or better?
Whose lives would be any different right now without this creep drawing a taxpayer-funded paycheck?
Here’s a feel-good moment:
Notice how nobody is marching for this scumbag. Nobody’s chanting “I can’t breathe” and burning down the AutoZone to protest the rough treatment of a child murderer resisting arrest. Nice try, though.
The libs are reserving all their love for another murderer:
In case you didn’t know, Donald Dillbeck was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a sheriff’s deputy in 1979. In 1990, he escaped and stabbed a woman to death in a mall parking lot. And now he’s a Democratic Party darling for using his last breath to #Resist DeSantis.
The Democratic Party: We Love Murderers
One thing I forgot to mention while ranting about Sam Brinton yesterday: When he stole that fashion designer’s clothes — allegedly — she was in DC to present them at a fashion show. She had to cancel. So Brinton didn’t just look like the world’s worst clown, he actually hurt a black woman’s business for his own glorification. I hope she sues the hell out of that crazy prick.
Hey, wait a minute. Season 3 of Star Trek: Picard is actually… good!
I gave up on this show after the abjectly embarrassing first season, which is by far the worst thing Michael Chabon has ever written. But now they’ve hired a showrunner who actually knows what he’s doing. The new guy might not have a Pulitzer, but he’s a lot better at writing these characters. This feels like Trek again, and not just because they’ve brought back most of the old gang.
And I do mean old.
If only this show wasn’t so dark. I mean that literally. Dark sets, dark costumes… it’s like a sea of floating heads. What, the Federation banned light switches at the end of the 24th century? Are they saving on dilithium crystals or something? Please let us see what’s going on. Make it so!
Alright, I’m starting my weekend now. Happy Friday, and thanks for reading. If you’re a subscriber, you’re a good person and I really respect you as a human being.
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Great title today, I literally LOL.
Thanks for laying out Mayor Ding Dong Dork’s trip to East Palestine. I think you hit the nail on the head that this guy is not nearly as smart as advertised. Also thanks for including the video of the murder arrest . Great job by the officers!