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Good news, America: Alan Grayson is still loathsome

It’s hard to say what I miss less about Alan Grayson: his face or his voice. For everyone’s sake, this post contains neither.

Yep, here he is again, as charming and logical as ever. And this time he’s “emboldened.” Roll Call:

“They got rid of me for two years, but now I’m back,” Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson said with a wide grin. To clarify, the Alan Grayson — the insult-dishing, left-wing lightning rod, cable TV mainstay — is back.

Grayson lost re-election in the GOP wave of 2010, in a district no Democrat had won for 34 years before him. In 2012, Grayson was elected in a different district — one drawn to safely elect a Democrat…

Asked whether Democrats, who fiercely protested George W. Bush’s aggressive use of executive power to fight terrorism, should be protesting President Barack Obama’s similar policies, Grayson quickly pivots to an attack on Republicans.

“They love the taste of blood,” Grayson said. “They’re consistently pro-war, consistently pro-killing foreigners. They view the entire world as either a massive inconvenience or something they feel is a personal threat. One or the other. They don’t recognize the world as full of human beings.”

And that’s why it’s okay for President Barack Obama to do the same thing. It’s only bad when a Republican is in charge.

Oddly enough, Grayson also has a few kind words for Sarah Palin, which is new. Maybe he’s just being nice because today’s her birthday.