“That’s a socialist mop”


Now, to the non-Democrats who may be watching today -– (laughter) -– I want everybody to know we believe in a strong and loyal opposition. I believe in a two-party system where ideas are tested and assumptions are challenged — because that’s how we can move this country forward. But what I reject is when some folks decide to sit on the sidelines and root for failure on health care or on energy or on our economy. (Applause.) What I reject is when some folks say we should go back to the past policies when it was those very same policies that got us into this mess in the first place. (Applause.)

Another way of putting it is when, you know, I’m busy and Nancy’s busy with our mop cleaning up somebody else’s mess –- we don’t want somebody sitting back saying, you’re not holding the mop the right way. (Applause.) Why don’t you grab a mop, why don’t you help clean up. (Applause.) You’re not mopping fast enough. (Laughter.) That’s a socialist mop. (Laughter and applause.) Grab a mop –- let’s get to work.



2 Responses to ““That’s a socialist mop””

  1. Libertarian Says:

    Arrrgh! Big Government is trying to clean up our mess! What a communistic-fascistic-liberal thing to do.

  2. Being ‘Prolier than thou’ and the wisdom of F. Scott Fitzgerald « Though Cowards Flinch Says:

    […] Some of the attacks on Michelle Obama bordered on outright racism during the election, slurring her for fist-jab gesture of the sort which rappers and any hip-hoppish sorts under 25 generally make. It was denounced as a ‘terrorist’s fist-jab’ by (hold your breath) a FOX news presenter, who has since been taken off air apparently. Much in the same way, I suppose, that Obama’s entirely capitalist measures for the banks and healthcare have been denounced as socialistic. […]

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