Tea Baggers wantin' sumthin' fur nuthin'
You know how the Tea Baggers are always squalling about the evils of “takers” or the “entitlement culture”? Well, I might have to start listening because NOBODY knows how to mooch and get paid for breathing like a Tea Bagger. The higher the Tea Bagger, the bigger the leach.
Those big Tea Bagger PACs are great at getting money, but then they don’t spend it as promised. Instead, the top Baggers view the money as manna from heaven sent by Mammon himself:
“Out of the $37.5 million spent so far by the PACs of six major tea party organizations, less than $7 million has been devoted to directly helping candidates … On average, super PACs had spent 64 percent of their funds on directly helping candidates … Roughly half of the money — nearly $18 million — [spent by Tea Party PACs] has gone to pay for fundraising and direct mail, largely provided by Washington-area firms. Meanwhile, tea party leaders and their family members have been paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in consulting fees, while their groups have doled out large sums for airfare, a retirement plan and even interior decorating. “
No wonder these asshats hate the government and regulation and a good press. Strong government and regulation and a good press makes it harder to get away with white-collar crime and shenanigans. Or as the Baggers want to call those crimes, “a free market”.
Free from accountability that is.