The radical right Tea Party are so driven by their hatred of President Obama that they have no interest in using factual information to support their attacks on him and his character.
This has been demonstrated in the accusations that he is ruling by fiat with the overuse of Executive Orders, when in fact he has issued far fewer EOs than any President in recent history, the seemingly immortal birther theory and claims that he has been advertising in Mexico and Central America, telling them that if they come here he will give them welfare and fast track them to citizenship.
On Wednesday, Sandy Rios of the American Family Association raged at Fox News host Andrea Tantaros for suggesting truthfully that there are no grounds for impeaching the President. Tantaros said that the President is not incompetent and that he has done “a fabulous job of doing exactly what he said he was going to do — radically transform this country” and that he had done it by breaking the law.
Tantaros is also offended that people are saying that Republicans are floating the idea of impeachment to raise money even though that is clearly the case. Both parties are guilty of using talk of impeachment to raise funds — anyone with an email account knows that.
But then she really goes a bridge too far when she chose to demonstrate his lawlessness by saying that the President illegally released one of the major participants in the Benghazi attack from Guantanamo Bay, a statement that is totally divorced from reality.
In total 779 detainees have been brought to Guantanamo since 2002 and 9 have died or committed suicide. Before Obama took office, 520 were released and as of January 14 of this year, 158 prisoners remained in the camp. It requires only simple math to determine that under President Obama’s watch, 92 prisoners have been released.
Listen to Rios lose her mind in the audio clip below.