Romney Lays A Good Ol’ Southern “Bless His Heart” On Obama

Down South, Bless Your Heart or any variation is not what you might think it means. A tip for anyone visiting

  • This is a term used by the people of the southern United States particularly near the Gulf of Mexico to express to someone that they are an idiot without saying such harsh words.
  • “You are an idiot but I like you and care about you so I dont want to hurt your feelings.”
  • phrase used by Southern women to excuse themselves for speaking ill of someone else.
  • an expression of sympathy or pity.
  • An old or southern woman’s excuse to insult people without being rude.

It rarely ever means anything nice (via Ace)

(Twitchy from Phillip Rucker) Romney in Iowa: “President Obama, bless his heart, has tried to substitute government for free people, and it has not worked.”

“President Obama, bless his heart, got drunk and crapped himself while sleeping it off on grandma’s favorite couch.” Same thing.

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2 Responses to “Romney Lays A Good Ol’ Southern “Bless His Heart” On Obama”

  1. […] and it will never work.”Real Clear Politics has the video and Twitchy has the reactions.Now, I’m not southern, although I did live in Florida for a few years, but I still know that “bless his […]

  2. Gumball_Brains says:

    That boy couldn’t hammer a nail in the side of a barn with his head. Bless his heart.

    That boy couldn’t figure out the working side of the broom to save his life. Bless his heart.

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