Operation: American Spring fell just a LITTLE short of their goal of 10-30 million “patriots” to overthrow Obama. I thought I’d help out by creating #americanspringexcuses to come up with legitimate reasons why True Patriots couldn’t make it, like “kids had soccer” or “mom said I had to clean the basement, er The Patriot Bunker.” Little did I realize my humble offer of help would explode across the twitter verse, as people rushed to pitch in.
Sadly, though, some of the tweets demonstrated the ugly level of class consciousness that exists in American politics, even among progressives, mocking the sunshine patriots as ignorant rednecks or hillbillies. They aren’t. They are white people terrified of the future.