Maddow's Electrifying Rant: ‘Elect Republicans and They Will Burn the Place Down’ (VIDEO)

We have to burn down the village to save it. Or so goes the Tea Party Republican philosophy. The irony of people who hate government, yet want to run government and get paid by the government for (not) doing it is staggering.

Last night after the shutdown began, Rachel Maddow delivered this rather awesome rant about what the GOP “led” House has accomplished since taking power in 2010.

“There is a kind of palpable glee on the Republican side about this accomplishment that they are bringing about tonight. They are psyched. There is no mirror image between the two major parties. There is only one major party of the two that strives for control in government specifically because that is the place from which you can hurt government the worst…

“This is what Republicans want to do. This is what they promised to do. This tactic, ‘let’s roll’, this tactic is an end in and of itself, and that is why there is no talking them out of it. Elect Republicans and they will burn the place down, and they will laugh while they do it and have a great time. And then what?”

See the entire video below:

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Author: David Phillips

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