This week’s example of wingnut on wingnut crime takes place in New York, where Marco Rubio went on a charm offensive among powerful Wall Street types to raise money for his campaign war chest. Rep. Peter King, the chief Republican blowhard of New York, went absolutely apeshit over it because Rubio voted against the relief bill for Hurricane Sandy victims.
King could barely contain himself after learning that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has been fundraising in New York after voting against federal funding for Hurricane Sandy victims.
In a series of interviews, and in an email to supporters, King blasted Rubio’s conduct as the height of chutzpah. “Being from New York we’re not supposed to be suckers,” King said in an email.
“It’s bad enough that potential Republican presidential candidates voted against Hurricane Sandy aid, that’s inexcusable enough. But to have the balls to come in and say, ‘We screwed you now make us President?’ ”…
King said New York donors should turn off the fundraising spigot for the likes of Rubio.
“They cast their vote against us, so I think we should vote no on them,” King told the Daily News. “Don’t give them a nickel!”
“None of them ever came to New York to stand with us or our governor. This is not a bridge or a tunnel. This is life and death,” said King, noting that Rubio’s home state is no stranger to bad weather and “has always gotten storm relief money.”
I think it’s clear there’s only one way to settle this: a steel cage match at Madison Square Garden. Hell, the WWE has a Tea Party wrestler now so the storyline is perfect.