Mike Papantonio, previously cited as a harsh critic of those he disagrees with, criticized former Indiana senator Evan Bayh on his radio show today.
Citing his progressive label, Papantonio said he “never really accomplished anything.” And then, “He never accomplished a damn thing that Daddy didn’t give him,” a reference to Birch Bayh, who also represented Indiana in the U.S. Senate.
Papantonio and guest Sam Seder believe Bayh was an obstructionist to progressive programs.
Bayh served 13 years in the Senate. Though his enacted-to-sponsored ratio of bills is low, to say he never accomplished anything, or worse, a damn thing, is hyberbole at best and disrespectful.
Teaching our children to be respectful will no doubt contribute to their success in life. This kind of talk sets a bad example though it’s not unusual for Papantonio.
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