(CNN) – Gov. Bob McDonnell reads standard GOP talking points very well.
"We hate government, blah, blah, blah." Let's see him turn down the federal money that's keeping Virginia afloat. After he finishes attacking the government, McDonnell will go into a government limousine, with a government driver and ride to a government-provided mansion.
If he hates government so much why has he spent his life in it? Still, he's done a good job on a thankless task. No one should follow Barack Obama.
If a Republican found Paul Begala's wallet and returned to him he wouldn't have the decency to say anything good about him. He is the most irritating partisan pundit on the scene.
but but but, begala, don't you realize? big gov't bad, big corporations good! corporations are supposed to run the country! the scotus just said so! we're supposed to dissolve the federal gov't and submit our governance to massive corporate interests. at least then it will be out in the open...not indirect, but direct...get under that CEO's desk...
This is a very weird and simplistic remark to say the least.
Mr. Begala, as usual, has made a significant contribution to the discussion.
Very condescending. He doesn't hate government. He is saying exactly what our founding fathers said about oversize and intrusive government. Stop pandering. Or do you really believe this drivel?
Thats true about all the Republicans if they hate Government so much why wont they give up their Gov. paycheck and their Gov. Health Care, Yes! give it to someone that desperately needs it since they are so concern about the Americans people.
You are so right. Nobody should follow Obama.
Wow, Paul Begala has run out of intelligent things to say.
Having that audience clapping and cheering McDonnell's words seemed very phony to me. His response wasn't really a response to Obama's words. It sounded like a very canned Republican speech.
I'm sure that Brit exHumed can feel justified that none of his right wing friends in Congress has a health care bill ready for debate.
The right understrands that intellect is not graded on a curve and they are shooting for the bottom 60%.
wow what a surprise. A democratic strategist thinks the Republican repudiating socialist policy is "blah blah blah".
Who's out of touch now?
Begala is an idiot. Republicans don't hate government. They hate excessive, ineffective, intrusive, corrupt, unaffordable government that is so expensive it chokes the economy and threatens the nations financial security.
look anyone with an ounce of brains knows the gop are the corpret socialist party they love our tax dollers going to prop up their filthy rich greedy tax dodgeing friends . as for the democrats grow some bloody balls stop acting like the party of opposition , and use those majoritys we gave you or we will stay home in november and take them away from you . you dont need 60 votes to pass anything in the senate thats a LIE , the gop gave tax cuts to the gop under reconciliation so stop winching grow some nuts use the power we gave you democrats or well take it from you . MOST OF THE TIME YOU RUN AROUND AFRAID OF THE GOP , COULD YOU IMAGAINE BRITISH LABOUR BEING LIKE THAT WITH THE BRITISH CONSERVTIVE PAERTY YEA RIGHT .LOL.
McDonnell's words were quite empty in respect to any plans to go with his ideas and he also was not completely factual in any convincing way.