Liberals are ticked off at Mike Rowe again. At dispute is this photo:
The outrage is funny, because pictures with quotes on it are how most liberals get their news in the first place. They visit the ‘Occupy Democrats Uncut Facebook page to be instructed as to their exact opinion, share said opinion on Facebook, and say, “yeah, that’s what he said.”
And at the risk of sounding like your typical clickbait site that calls every other post, “Y is upset at X, and X’s response is perfect,” Mike Rowe’s response really is perfect.
Last I checked though, it’s been shared over 160,000 times, and seen by over 20 million people. Since my posts are intended to encourage conversation, this is a good thing. On the downside, many of those who oppose The Tea Party are no longer willing to talk to me. And that’s too bad.
Frankly, I’m glad the Tea Party chose to share my words, and wouldn’t object if The Socialist Party follows their lead. In fact, I’ll officially invite them to do so right now, along with The ACLU, The NAACP, The AFL-CIO, The NEA, The EPA, The NRA, The FBI, Jews for Jesus, The SPCA, Greenpeace, OSHA, The USMC, The local PTA, and my old pals at PETA. The more the merrier! Because ultimately, the enthusiastic support of a national work ethic is something ALL groups should get behind, even if I can’t get behind all groups.* Some things are simply too important to be co-opted. Work ethic is one of them.
This is where we are, America. A “work ethic” is now considered a right wing nut-job talking point. Behold, your new Democrat party…