Deval Patrick: “You guys can handle the terrorists, I’m catching some Zs.”

Posted by: Phineas on June 6, 2013 at 3:51 pm

**Posted by Phineas

You’re the Governor of Massachusetts. Islamic terrorists have just blown up a major sporting sporting event in your state’s capital city, killing several and wounding hundreds.  Boston is on lock-down, the police have done everything except declare martial law, and the terrorists are on the loose. No one knows where they are or if they’ll strike again. What do you do, O Chief Executive of the Commonwealth?

What. Do You. Do?

Simple. You take a nap:

On the controversial Greater Boston lockdown: “In the afternoon … I went back to the offices in the State House … and I took a nap. (Then) the phone rang. It was the president. … And he said, “Deval, I’m briefed. … What are you going to do about the city? You can’t keep it locked down indefinitely.’

“I said, ‘Mr. President, I know that. … I’m trying to sort that out now.’ … Basically the state police had said we should end this … when we finish the door-to-door in Watertown. So if we haven’t found him, we should say to people, ‘Look, live your lives, but please be careful because he’s still at large.’”

Yes, you read that right. It took a call from Barack Obama, not the most hands-on president ever, to rouse “Governor” Patrick from his slumber and ask him just what he planned to do about the psychos terrorizing his city. While the people of Boston were in fear for their lives, Deval Patrick was bravely… snoring.

And he admitted it.

That sound you hear is what was left of any national ambitions he had being taken out back and shot.

via Hot Air

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

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6 Responses to “Deval Patrick: “You guys can handle the terrorists, I’m catching some Zs.””


  1. There may be a federal government job perfect for him yet, as an extra in an IRS training video.

  2. ALman says:

    Could we give him the benefit of a doubt, since some people do their best work when napping?

  3. Carlos says:

    Well, since he hasn’t denied any of it and refuses to give an explanation, apparently Dear Leader was either snoozing during the Benghazi fiasco or snorting, probably with wifey Thuderthighs. At least Patrick was honest about it. Must have been his one-in-one hundred exception to the “Democraps always lie” rule that validates it.

  4. Lorica says:

    I’m trying to sort that out now.’

    I often do my best thinking while I am taking a nap!! LOL What an idiot!! – Lorica

  5. Kate says:

    …he was letting the law enforcement agencies do their work…lol. Yeah, staying out of the way so that his foot won’t become lodged in his mouth.