Skip to comments.Maine governor offers crude metaphor involving Vaseline
Posted on 06/22/2013 10:46:08 PM PDT by neverdem
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) on Thursday went after a Democratic state senator by using a vulgar metaphor involving lubricant.
LePage told reporters that state Sen. Troy Jackson claims to be for the people, but hes the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline.
LePage then walked away, later returning to explain his comment.
“That comment is not politically correct,” he said. “But we gotta understand who this man is. This man is a bad person. He doesn’t only have no brains; he has a black heart.”
(Full audio can be found here, starting at about the 2:25 mark.)....
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
Bully for LePage!
LePage should have added:
"What's worse - he mandates that the people buy the Vaseline, claiming its a tax a la Obamacare ..."
With hat tip to Red Buttons, “And we never get a dinnah”.
That audio link didn’t work, but this one does: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ely-hqmgBu0
Bravo! The time has long passed to take the gloves off.
I love Maine
The state that is.
Maine has a lot of probs.
The Coast is realllly beautiful (i’m going next week).
Go 20 miles inland and over 50 percent of the people are on welfare.
Washington Post goes to the ends of the earth to report a Republican who admitted to being politically incorrect, but it doesn’t bother to follow what a national media celebrity like Bill Maher said about Trig Palin which was not politically incorrect but an expression of hate speech if there ever was an expression of hate speech.
I love this guy, LePage.
The scumbag liberal Democrat Maine newsrooms will go after him relentlessly, thereby playing right into his hands. This is not a man who apologizes or grovels before the scumbag newsrooms, believe me. People will continue to see a man of clarity and unwavering principles, and they will re-elect him in a landslide.
He’s a great governor trying to fix the wefare state that Maine has become, but, sad to say, he’s going to get voted out in the next election cause that’s the Maine way.
He has the haircut, all that is missing is the little mustache
LePage and his mom would regularly get their butts pounded by his abusive alchoholic father.
if i remember correctly his dad threw him down a flight of stairs then gave him a quarter to keep his mouth shut.
LePage then he ran away and lived on his own from the age of 11 and on, always holding on to that quarter.
Thanks for the extra link, but I don’t understand. I copied the source code. The link worked at the WaPo source and at my post on the forum. It was an absolute link. Do you have any explanation, e.g. operating system, ISP, etc.?
Jackson gave the Democratic response to the governors promised veto of the biennial budget, which was delivered Thursday during a State House rally.
“If I get a little upset with Troy Jackson, who sits up in Aroostook County and does nothing for Maine people, look, this man this year tried to take my pension away, tried to sell the Blaine House, then he realized he didnt own it, thats the kind of guy he is. Lets get beyond that and bring me someone that really wants to talk,” LePage said. “People like Troy Jackson, they ought to go back into the woods and cut trees and let someone with a brain come down here and do some good work.”
Since pols think B.O.H.I.C.A is in vogue, the least they can do is supply the Vaseline.
Maybe if he had called it Petroleum Jelly there would be no problem.
Probably just my impatience. I clicked. It didn't respond. So, I googled for "LePage Jackson" and found (and posted) the Youtube link.
YouTube has its problems, but, in my experience, it generally works better than the various proprietary solutions adopted by major media outlets. And the commercials, if any, are more interesting and more easily bypassed.
Then you got Snowe and the other ditz...
Thanks for the reply.
and here i thought this was another senator raging about the IRS
Irony? Seems like in the 1940s, we kids used a little bottle of LePage’s glue, which would do the opposite of Vaseline.
I know it’s not pertinent to the subject, but when you get old thoughts like that just pop into the head.
Governor LaPage has a good chance to be re-elected.
It may very well be a three way race again. Independent Lloyd Cutler is almost certain to run and of course the Democrats will run a candidate as well.
So the Rats are trying to make this into some kind of scandal??? They say far worse about our folks (i.e. Sarah Palin) every day.
Looks like a toup to me.
“someone with a brain come down here and do some good work.
How confidently arrogant of you to suggest that liberals for one have a brain and then to suggest they do good work with it.
Unfortunately, the commies who infest the state have had the long knives out for him from the beginning.
His first term, the governorship and the legislature became Republican for the first time in about 40 years.
Since then, the legislature's flipped back into the commies' hands.
One brief flash of light, now back to entitlement dystopia, what a tragedy.
Or from Full Metal Jacket: “...and not even have the common courtesy to give him a reach around.”
Did LePage have a fued with Easy E, as well?
Are you from Maine? Here in MA, Howie Carr gives us periodic updates about LePage on WRKO. LePage seems like a great guy. But Maine seems to be hopeless, like Massachusetts.
Dude, stay away from Velcro Ceilings....
I have had Troy Jackson in my boat for the day. Liked the guy. When he’s not in the Senate he is sitting on his “skiddah” and cutting trees up in northern Maine. No doubt there has been some pretty colorful language shared by the two men. The hair is real and the guy is more comfortable in Carhartt or Dickies than Brooks Brothers. Politically he and I do not agree but IMO if there have to be Democrats in the legislature I’d take him over most
fair enough thanks, sounds like a honest Dem, we need more of them....
You think he looks funny...you ought to hear him talk.
That comment is not politically correct, but we gotta understand who this man is. This man is a bad person. He doesnt only have no brains; he has a black heart.
You mean like “Baby Huey”?
He looks a lot like Adolf H — no mustache and a bit plumper, but almost identical.
Back in ye olden days, pre-political correctness, our teacher told us, "Maine was the White Man's answer to Mississippi."
Ayuh, heah is wheah the poverty shoe pinches.
BTW, Jackson is as stupid as he looks, but he is smart enough to pick up on major Democrat word patterns. Wants more Somalis, More Latinos, More Votes for the likes'o'him.
Lol, nope....I’m stuck in MA with you.
I hope he can pull off a re-election, but the press is after him night & day up there.
“he has a black heart”
THAT’S RACIST!!!! /s;)
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I suspect Lepage will be reelected. Maine is in such disrepair its deeply frustrating.
We have relatives in Maine and own a piece of a farmhouse near Auburn, so whenever we go up there I follow the local politics as much as I can. You could see LePage coming from a mile away. There is absolutely nothing wishy-washy about the man, yet the newsrooms there - - as well as my relatives - - couldn’t figure out if he was liberal or conservative, Republican or Democrat.
I love to visit Maine. Where we go, the quiet is so thick you can cut it with a knife. Very comforting and relaxing. I am already looking forward to those big fat lobster rolls they sell in Freeport. You get $100 worth (in Pennsylvania) of fresh lobster meat for less than $10.