MSNBC Host Martin Bashir And Guest Consider Whether Tea Partiers Are ‘Delusional’ Addicts

More Hyscience Aug 4, 2011, 2:58 pm

Loopy left-wing MSNBC host Martin Bashir interviewed psychologist Stanton Peele, an “expert on addiction,” yesterday. Bashir encouraged Peele to psychologically evaluate supporters of the Tea Party. This resulted in Peele saying, “It reminds us of addiction because addicts are seeking something that they can’t have,” and “They want a state of happiness or nirvana that can’t be achieved except through an artificial substance and reminds us of the Norway situation, when people are thwarted at obtaining something they can’t, have they often strike out and Norway is one kind of example to one kind of reaction to that kind of a frustration.”

Bashir later asked: “So you’re saying that they are delusional about the past and adamant about the future?”

Peele responded by saying, “They are adamant about achieving something that’s unachievable, which reminds us of a couple of things. It reminds us of delusion and psychosis.”

In other words,

… in the liberal-progressive mindset of of people like Bashir and Peele, demanding responsible government that refrains from job-killing taxes on small business owners (who have generated 64 percent of net new jobs in America over the past 15 years) and that stops spending more than it takes-in in order to reverse it’s current trajectory toward national bankruptcy is somehow – a “delusional addiction.”

l-progressive mindset of of people like Bashir and Peele, disagreeing with Barack Obama’s fundamental rejection of the American ideals of economic liberty and equality of opportunity is somehow – a “delusional addiction.”

… in the liberal-progressive mindset of people like Bashir and Peele, disagreeing with Obama’s determination to use government to redistribute and equalize incomes and wealth, and his not letting either the Constitution nor catastrophic debt consequences deter him is somehow – a “d

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