Members of our ruling class keep saying the most absurd things and not worrying that we hear them. Part of the reason for this is that they are expecting nobody will quiz them on their irrationalities. In one way or another, their allies are running things in just about every media outlet you can imagine, so real hardball will not come from there.
When they do get cornered by members of the country class, it may strike you that a wolverine is less vicious; and a wolverine doesn't pay thugs to lurk in the shadows awaiting a signal.
Without giving a single specific instance, I'll name four frequent violators: Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, Al Gore, George W Bush. Some more, some less, but they all do it.
An example would be citing the Prez or some Senator claiming that we can have universal health care at less cost while not needing to ration under ZeroCare.
This is what comes of allowing our institutions to slip into the hands of those who crave power to run things. Even simple arithmetic becomes nonsense in their mouths when it gets in their way, so it should never be surprising when they speak of more complex ideas.
I'd love for readers to leave in the comments specific instances.
I'll add those I like to this list.
|Violator||Spotter||Link to discussion|
|Many MFM and Left bloggers||johnnydollar.us||FNC after the fact news caused the event|
|ABC, CBS, & the French||Andrew Klavan||Uphold press freedom through collusion & censorship|
Why is this important now?
Left to the schemes of Harry Reid, we may lose the opportunity shortly. According to DISCLOSE Act Assault on First Amendment Continues, "you better take advantage of that while you can."
For those of you who believe in bygone notions like free speech rights and the ability to criticize politicians when they do things like nationalize 1/5 of the U.S. economy....
Read the rest, it's not long.