Sunday, August 9, 2009
What the protests are all about
Hot Air reminds us what the protests are really all about:
The anger comes from the blatant disregard of even the pretense of legitimate governance. Elected representatives from Congress openly admit they’re not reading the bills, while leadership in both chambers try to ram through complicated bills without giving anyone a real chance to learn what they say and what they do. It doesn’t help that the bills in question — health care reform and cap-and-trade — are both elitist policies that essentially puts Washington in charge of decisions that people should make on their own. Put all that together, and the only surprise should be that the anger took this long to develop.
Poor Harry Reid doesn't even have the guts to face his constituents. He'll be holding Town Hall meetings by phone from now on...
Instead, he will only do what's called "telephone town halls" where he and his staff have complete control over the questions being asked and who's asking them.
Should have been big news, right?
Well, according to LexisNexis and Google news searches, not one major media outlet felt it was important enough to share with the citizenry.
Not one. (Newsbusters)