The Republican Governors Association, lead by Boss Haley Barbour, has chosen to use Guy Fawkes as the theme for its new website. Yes, The Guy Fawkes.
The Republican Governors Association has embraced the symbolism of Fawkes, launching a rather striking website, RememberNovember.com, with a video that showcases far more Hollywood savvy than one can usually expect from Republicans. Again, the Fawkes tale has been twisted a bit. This time, President Obama plays the role of King James, the Democratic leadership is Parliament, and the Republican Party represents the aggrieved Catholic mass.
Guy Fawkes, as we all know, was a terrorist who intended to blow up Parliament and assassinate the British political leadership.
Yes, the Republicans have indeed gone mad.
And by the way, the little icon for the site looks like the WTC towers. I don’t know if that was deliberate, but it wouldn’t surprise me if it was.