I never watch this particular network unless, of course, I happen to be out to dinner at some establishment that likes to refer to itself as being a “sports bar.” And it’s on those rare occasions that I use it to entertain myself by watching the missing-links in attendance as they sit around the bar or the many tables with their eyes glued to the TV waiting with baited breath for that next bit of truly important sports information. And I swear, as look around the room very few brain-cells seem to be present.
I mean seriously, no matter what you happen to be watching on this idiotic network it’s more often than what’s there on the television screen some knuckle-dragging Neanderthal in a suit that doesn’t seem to quite fit, doing his best to sound intelligent while making what is essentially a kids game sound complicated. And sitting next to is some moron whose only claim to fame is that he’s a ‘sportscaster’. Wow, now there’s a job that requires a rather impressive amount of brain power. NOT!
The only reason I even bother to bring any of this up is because this past Friday, on Washington, D.C.’s ESPN 980’s “The Tony Kornheiser Show,” the show’s host, Tony Kornheiser, in speaking with Huffington Post editor and supposed political ‘journalist’ Howard Fineman, felt compelled to spout off about something which he very obviously knows absolutely nothing about, that being Tea Party people. The topic of the conversation was Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)and the Speaker of the House position.
I would assume that the format for such a program would at least be semi-related to sports. So to veer off into leftist politics would typically seem a little unexpected. But many of these characters on ESPN today seem to feel the need to interject politics into their conversations. But more often than not all they end up doing is to prove just how stupid they really are. And Fineman is another guy not known for being particularly bright and he does nothing more than to spew DNC talking points.
And it was the less than brilliant Mr. Fineman who said that as Speaker, Ryan would be “spending all his time” dealing with “Tea Party people” and that he would have to “fight them and defeat them” or “take away their power.” And then it was the genius Kornheiser who wanted to know if those Tea Party people were like ISIS, trying to “establish a Caliphate.” Is this guy not a complete moron? Apparently he’s trying to be more like that other leftwing loser, Keith Olbermann.
The dialogue between these two morons went as follows:
FINEMAN: The House needs a dictatorial leader, or nothing will ever happen. And the Tea Party people understandably don’t like that. If the person in charge is a moderate that doesn’t agree with them politically.
So, Paul Ryan has the kind of conservative chops, where, he can sort of try to unify the whole party. But, he’s going to be spending all his time trying to deal with these Tea Party people.
What he’s probably going to have to do, if in fact he gets in. Is stage some kind of fight with them and defeat them, or take away their power, and go after them. I don’t know if he’s got the guts to do that. I don’t know if he’s got the numbers to do it.
KORNHEISER: Are they like ISIS trying to establish a caliphate here?!
FINEMAN: Yes! Yes! That’s a very good analogy! Without the violence obviously, but yes, they are a rejectionist front. They don’t want to legislate.
You know, if jerkoffs like this Kornheiser guy want to ramble on about stupid sports bullshit, that’s fine, after all this is America. But what the Hell does this stupid sonofabitch know about Tea Party people? Obviously nothing more than what he hears from that rather odd assortment of freaks and imbeciles over on MSNBC or CNN. Typically I wouldn’t waste my time commenting on anything a clown like Kornheiser might say, but this latest comment of his kinda struck a nerve with me.
Quite frankly, I’ve got an extremely low tolerance for stupidity. And as far as I’m concerned sports announcers and thuggish athletes are about as stupid as they come. Let’s face it, you could train a monkey to do what Kornheiser does. And most of today’s athletes had they not been blessed with God given ability would be standing on a corner holding a sign. And instead of being role models they choose to spend their exorbitant salaries on drugs, strip clubs and numerous very fancy cars.