Oh, boo freakin’ hoo. Poor, poor Reince Priebus. He is so choked up at the thought that mean old Barack Obama is deliberately trying to keep rich people from making even more money that he can barely speak at the horror of it all. I’m sure his self-proclaimed “good friends Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio” feel exactly the same way.
That ability to speak the most insanely dishonest things is one of the main reasons why he makes the big bucks as RNC head – the other being his ability to scare very wealthy people into donating even more money to the party:
STEPHANOPOULOS: Let’s get a response right away to what you just heard from the congresswoman.
PRIEBUS: Do we want to continue down the direction of unemployment above 8 percent for countless months, a president that hasn’t lived the mission, hasn’t fulfilled the promises. People aren’t better off today than they were three or four years ago. Do we want to continue in that direction? Heck no.
And as far as Harry Reid is concerned, listen, I know you might want to go down that road, I’m not going to respond to a dirty liar who hasn’t filed a single page of tax returns himself. Complains about people with money but lives in the Ritz Carlton here down the street. So if that’s on the agenda, I’m not going to go there. This is just a made-up issue. And the fact that we’re going to spend any time talking about it is ridiculous.
STEPHANOPOULOS: You say you are not going to respond, but you just called him a dirty liar. You stand by that, you think Harry Reid is a dirty liar?
PRIEBUS: I just said it.
We have a very famous saying here in Philadelphia that’s several decades old, from then-Congressman Ozzie Myers, later convicted of taking bribes in the Abscam investigation. (He was the first congressman since the Civil War to be expelled for corruption.) It’s this: “Money talks, bullsh*t walks.” Good old Reince can talk all he wants about Harry Reid, but the fact is, most Americans now have their eyes on the ball: Why won’t Mittens release his tax returns? Inquiring minds want to know!
STEPHANOPOULOS: So, what do you want from him right now?
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