We have a huge problem in this country. It is a problem of recognizing what kinds of people our politicians really are. Are they moderate or are they conservative? A man climbs into a pickup truck and merges images of Jack Kennedy with his own. Suddenly he is a moderate. He goes to Washington as [...]
Entries Tagged as 'lobbyist pandering'
February 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health Care, Politics
February 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health Care, Politics
I am sure that Senator Mitch McConnell, whom some pundit called, I believe, a “turtle-hybrid” recently feels that he has accomplished quite a bit for his Party this last year. The Neoconservatives, despite repeated and repeated and frustratingly, boringly repeated efforts by the President to have them join in, be part of the government of [...]
Rupert Murdoch is not a likable man. He deals in…is mired in…sleaze media. But like the operator of any profitable strip club, he knows his business. From a sleaze-business operator’s standpoint, he is both successful and from the purely business point of view–the abstract point of view–he could be said to elicit some appreciation for [...]