Conservative Blogger Really Wishes He Were More Important

Remember the other day when you were mumbling/texting/Twitterfying to yourself, "Hey, it's today!  What stupid thing could Erick Erickson possibly have to say to us?" and you sat there and waited and nobody raised their hand so you thought, "Hmmm, maybe he didn't say anything stupid today."?  Not so fast, Brain-o!


Turns out, Erick the only begotten son of Erick was test marketing his bad self in a manner most inappropriate and self-aggrandizing:  (h/t to the Goon Squad at Shorts and Pants)


By the time you read this, a lot of ink and air time will have been spent on this Politico article suggesting that the Republicans tremble when conservatives like Rush, Hannity, Beck, or even me says something.


Give me just a moment here...  OK.  Um, really, Erick?  Republicans tremble when you say something? I had no idea.  But hey, I'm a magnanimous motherfucker and I'm willing to give a fellow blogger the benefit of the doubt, so let's check out that Politico article... shall we?

Congressional leaders talk in private of being boxed in by commentators such as Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh — figures who are wildly popular with the conservative base but wildly controversial among other parts of the electorate, and who have proven records of making life miserable for senators and House members critical of their views or influence.


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