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By FITSNews || U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis (RINO-SC) blasted Tea Party icon Sarah Palin in an Associated Press interview this week, accusing her of “demagoguery” related to claims made about President Barack Obama’s new socialized medicine law.  Inglis also compared America’s warring political factions to “Shia and Sunni” Muslims, and said that “it’s very difficult to come together to find solutions.”

Oh brother.

We don’t know about y’all, but our sphincters tighten up like recalcitrant oyster shells every time we hear a politician talk about  “coming together” and “finding solutions.”  Seriously, we’ve heard that one before … and it never ends well for our wallet.

Anyway, from the AP, here’s what Inglis said about Palin’s claim that “Obamacare” would create death panels that rationed care to the sick and elderly.

There were no death panels in the bill … and to encourage that kind of fear is just the lowest form of political leadership. It’s not leadership. It’s demagoguery.

In case anybody forgot, Inglis was crushed last month by Spartanburg Solictor Trey Gowdy in the GOP runoff for the S.C. fourth congressional district seat.  And when we say “crushed,” we’re actually being polite.  He was eviscerated by a 42-percent margin – one of the most lopsided defeats of a Congressional incumbent in U.S. history.

Anyway, we’re obviously not sure about Palin – or her claim – but death panels or no death panels, the fact remains that Obama’s bill is quite possibly the most dangerous new law this nation has enacted in the last decade, which is saying something when you look back over Washington’s record of “accomplishment” over that time period.

In fact, we’d frankly prefer it if full of sh*t politicians like Inglis stopped “coming together” and “finding solutions.”  Those “solutions” are clearly too expensive … and aren’t working.

Still, it will be up to the politicians who replace morons like Inglis to put forward substantive policy – not mere rhetoric.  We’ve certainly done our best to lead on that front at the state level, but it’s clear that a similar vision needs to be articulated at the national level.

Otherwise, another generation of Bob Inglises are just going to screw the country over like they did the last time we entrusted them with the keys to the kingdom.

Pic: The Conservativist