Fake Caring

October 15th, 2012

Inspired by Charity president unhappy about Paul Ryan soup kitchen ‘photo op’ (Felicia Somnez, WashingtonPost.com 10/15/12).

 

“But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.” – 1 Samuel 16:7

 

In an attempt the meme that he’s uncaring to allay.

Paul Ryan visited a shelter today

 

He put on an apron and washed a pot,

Helping clean up after dinner…not

 

It turns out dinner was long over and the dishes all clean–

A relief for Paul, since he was just there to be seen.

 

So, Paul just put on his apron and posed,

And thus his true colors exposed:

 

He doesn’t care about you, but he’s happy to pretend,

At least until the electoral campaign’s end.

 

Though washing already-washed pots may seem a little strange,

It’s just like their Medicare plan: change things that don’t need change.

 

But in Paul Ryan’s defense,

When it comes to pretense,

Cutting social programs to fund tax cuts for the rich

is a much worse offense.

***

Here’s CBS’s 10/15/12 report on Paul Ryan’s fake visit to a homeless shelter today. That pan looks pretty clean already, wouldn’t you say?
 

Sphere: Related Content

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Economy, Republicans, What ails us | 1 Comment »

Get Music, Movies, and More With SuperPass - 14 Day Free Trial

Stream 7 million songs and download MP3s with free Napster trial Follow Newsericks on Twitter

Comments

One Response to “Fake Caring”

  1. Newsericks » Blog Archive » Gimme Shelter Says:

    […] follow-up up to Fake Caring, inspired by Paul Ryan’s visit to a homeless shelter […]

Leave a Reply

 Comment Form 

*