Friday, February 18, 2011

Whose Ox is Gored?

Follow the link to the NY Times blog - which is a pretty poor piece in itself, but does contain this insight:

If you hire people to come and disrupt Congressional "Town Hall" meetings, where the Democratic member is trying to find out what people think, and to correct errors and lies, then you're doing the business of the nation and letting your voice be heard and we ought to listen to you.

But if you support unionized workers, then you're undermining the business of the nation and you ought to switch sides, because everybody knows that unions are the cause of our problems, not big oil taking 140 billion, or big business in Wisconsin getting tax breaks bigger than the budget problem.

Rachel Maddow demonstrated what's going on:

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