Here is the twenty-eighth article in our Republicans on Parade series, featuring individuals who personify what the Republican Party has become. Today’s honoree is US Representative Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), infamous for hatred of LGBT folks. He is honored for an assortment of hateful TEAbuggery, plus one HUGE lie!
You really have to marvel at Republican members of Congress who believe that the message of the 2012 election, in which the candidate who campaigned for Obamacare soundly defeated the candidate who campaigned to repeal Obamacare, was that most Americans want to repeal Obamacare by any means possible.
Following an election in which Democrats won the popular vote for the House of Representatives, a mere 36 percent of Americans [Republican propagandists delinked] favor repealing the Affordable Care Act and just 28 percent of voters say they’d be more likely to support a congressman who is willing to shut down the government in order to prevent the law from being funded.
That brings us to Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), who in an interview with talk show host Steve Deace today followed his attacks on food stamp recipients by spewing the patently absurd GOP talking points that it is actually President Obama — not the Republicans — who want to shut down the government.
Then, Huelskamp asserted that voters will side with the GOP because a whopping “90 percent” of Americans oppose the reform law’s provision that “every single person under Obamacare” will pay a $1 abortion surcharge…
Inserted from <Right Wing Watch>
Photo credit: Policymic
Here’s the audio: BARF BAG ALERT!
Of course he was lying in normal Republican fashion. There is no such thing as an abortion surcharge in ObamaCare. On the other hand, there is no such thing as a death surcharge in RepubliCare. If you aren’t rich enough to pay for care, your death is absolutely free. Uh-Oh! I hope I haven’t given them an idea!