Thursday, May 19, 2011

Where's Michael "Diaper-Baby" Savage When You Need Him?

Michael Savage 2002                                       Image via Wikipedia
Conservative talk show host Michael Savage likes to talk about "red diaper doper babies". It's a put-down. Here's a definition from the Urban Dictionary: "The children of leftist intellectual baby boomers, raised from birth on Marxism and a drug tolerant environment, and now in places of political and intellectual influence."

Well, where's Michael when you need him? Here's a story about a 30-year old "adult baby" living on US government assistance.

Why does a mean-spirited Republican always have to get in the way of someone's government-subsidized fun? Republican Senator Tom Coburn has to spoil the party by saying it’s not clear why he and the woman who acts as his "mother" are collecting Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits instead of working. Did I mention he was mean-spirited? And Republican?

The man in question threatened suicide when it was suggested his Social Security payments be taken away. You can file his response under, "I'm entitled to my entitlements!". Of course, he states it more elegantly:
“You wanna test how damn serious I am about leaving this world, screw with my check that pays for this apartment and food. Try it. See how serious I am. I don’t care,” the California man said. “I have no problem killing myself. Take away the last thing keeping me here, and see what happens. Next time you see me on the news, it will be me in a body bag.”
Waaaa! Waaaa! Waaaaaa! You know what? I think he's bluffing.

The USA: On its way to broke, one entitled American at a time.

article h/t Drudge.


Charles said...

Micheal is unique but I don't think he is all that mean spirited. He is the son of Russian immigrants who know what socialism brings when it matures into communism. He is very entertaining when you have to drive into the night.

RkBall said...

Yeah, I meant it satirically, because the left is always accusing us of being mean-spirited; I thought we might as well embrace the label! But, it was too subtle. I enjoy Michael Savage. Did I mention he is mean-spirited?!

RkBall said...

Also, Charles, if you read my prior post, you'll realize I'm trying to work it into a running gag. Not that I'm accusing you of being mean-spirited, or anything!

RkBall said...

Charles -- I removed the "mean-spirited" ref. It just wasn't working.

"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"