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Billionaires for Wealthcare: Richard Mellon Scapegoat on Americans for Prosperity

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Randall Holmes in character as "Richard Mellon Scapegoat"

Arizona Democratic Party activist Randall Holmes has a wit drier than a Durant's martini. Of all the Billionaires for Wealthcare out there lampooning the hate-Obama wackjob Tea Baggers, his Richard Mellon Scapegoat character is my favorite. Mainly for quips like this:

"We're not for Social Security or social medicine or even social disease, we're for the social register, pure and simple."

And this:

"I think we should abolish the fire department. If your house catches fire, it's because God hates you. And if you can't afford your own private fireman, God wants your house to burn down...Verily, verily I say unto thee, that you should just sit there and take it and like it."

Or this:

"If you're not rich like me, then God hates you."

Heh. That one line pretty much sums up GOP political philosophy. Well, that, and, "Drill, baby, drill."

I'd like to see Holmes do some fireside chats on other subjects, maybe in a smoking jacket with a stuffed dog at his side, delivering lectures on why you shouldn't get your vaccines, why the Iraq war was good for business, and why huge deficits only work under Republican administrations.

Whatever you do, Randall, don't lose the ascot or the yachting cap. Priceless.

BTW, why was Scapegoat in Minnesota? Buying state reps, no doubt. Them rich folk, they sure get around...

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