I am constantly amazed by the right wing's ability to get it wrong. I mean they get it all wrong almost all the time and I'm pretty sure they do it on purpose. It's one of the things that drives me crazy about "mainstream news." Organization like CNN bend over backwards trying to deliver "neutral" coverage and in the process they lend credibility to idiotic extremist claims from groups like the 'birthers' or the 'teabaggers' or in this case, Mitch McConnell.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Health Care Reform
--by Mike Adams
Today’s Washington Post reports Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as saying, “With the American people as overwhelming opposed to this bill as they are, for the Democrats to basically arrogantly take the position that we're going to ignore public opinion and jam this through before Christmas, I think that's really a stretch." All I can say is that if I weren't sober now for more than fourteen years, I'd really like to have some of what Mitch is smoking.
Why don't we hear from thoughtful and intelligent people who represent conservative ideology either fiscally or socially? They do actually exist, I mean they rarely get news coverage except ironically on Bill Maher's comedy show, Real Time with Bill Maher.
I'm going to go ahead and say for the record that anyone who invokes images Hitler or the Nazis for any purpose except to label someone as a perpetrator of genocide should be laughed out of countenance and mocked for being the idiot that they are!
So for all of you teabager and birther idiots, please take a little time to learn about what Hitler and the Nazis are famous for. I'll give you a hint, it wasn't health care...it may have had something to do with murdering between 11 and 17 million people including Jews, Catholics, Jehovah's Witnesses, ethnic Poles, homosexuals, people with physical and/or mental disabilities, along with other political or religious opponents. Primarily, Nazi Germany practiced genocide against Western Europe's Jewish population killing six or seven million Jews using a systematic and heartless process of torture, starvation overwork and sometimes poison or firing lines.
So if you are going to invoke that imagery to describe a world leader it better be someone like Slobodan Milošević or some other perpetrator of mass murder rather than a sitting US President whose goal of providing every American with health care happens to wrangle your misconstrued sense of freedom.
As for Mitch's statement on Saturday morning to Meet the Nation, all I have to say is dude, where do you get your facts? The public toilet stall? The nation is overwhelmingly in favor of not only health care reform but also a public option which will force private insurance providers to compete with a fair pricing system. Quit telling lies Mitch, it is below the stature of your office!