We have now entered that special place called the Twilight Zone.
I think we need a memory enhancement therapy for liberals Something needs to bring us back to reality.
The Whip for the minority in the House, Steny Hoyer, went to the floor ranting that everyone, every person in America will be negatively affected by a repeal of ACA/Obamacare. Everyone will be harmed! Read, absolutely no exceptions.
I guess he was not listening or paying attention to all those lies in the passing of ACA, when Obama declared if you like your plan you can keep it; if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. In fact, they promised it would not affect you if you had other care. Now we know it did. By design, everyone paid the price.
So Hoyer now declares every man, woman and child in this country will be impacted by the repealing of the Act. His emphasis on every person, no matter who, would be affected just broke the hypocrisy meter.He yelled “everyone” to the House floor.
If only they had thought of all those compounding, ‘every man,woman and child’-effects before.
No Russian love — the affair is over, flexibility has turned frigid.
The media now got a bad case of Russia-phobia. Who knew they could catch that, after all that flexibility awarded to Russia. For all the criticism MSM had for Trump over birtherism or other issues Trump took on as wild theories, they now see a Russian monster everywhere.
For all the talk of Obama about talking to our enemies, now the entire left says we should have nothing to do with Russia. I even wrote my concerns, for years, about dismissing Russia as irrelevant. Now they found a deep-seeded fear of anything to do with Russia.
CNN now gets the stupid award. A dossier surfaced about Trump. But where it came from and how it got there adds more questions to the mix. It is filled with sordid details about Trump. CNN credits itself with breaking the story, though refusing to publish the thing — which is not classified. So CNN runs a talkathon thing about the nature of the accusations without saying what they are.
Then Clapper comes out in an official statement to say the dossier was not a product of our intelligence community. Ya think? It seems McCain had gotten a copy of the info earlier and took it to the FBI. Then in the high profile briefings that were occurring, they bundled the information as an addendum giving it to POTUS, the VP and Trump and Pence. Now that seemed to add more legitimacy to it because they handled it. Hence Clappers’ not-ours disclaimer. Some members of Congress were also briefed on it.
CNN is left with egg on its face because they wanted credit for not releasing or publishing the report, but yet takes credit for breaking the story. Buzz Feed did publish it, which caused CNN to blame them. Then Kellyane Conway goes on CNN to be bashed for blaming CNN as part of the public release. CNN denied it. CNN’s Carl Bernstein called Conway a propaganda minister.
Wolf Blitzer, the following day, said CNN did “very precise reporting on our part”. CNN said they stand on their story. And two days later, they are still continuing their “story”.
Meantime, Trump has a press conference and CNN disrupts the whole thing trying to ask Trump a question on the unsubstantiated “story.” He called them fake news refusing to take their question regarding their story they broke while not publishing the report. How exactly do you break a story on a report without divulging the report. It wasn’t classified.
At least other media did criticize publishing it. Since it was published, CNN jumped to take credit for the story. Er until Kellanne Conway came on when they refused credit for the story. Got it? CNN actually calls itself legitimate top news organization.
So the Fourth Estate is now morphing into a fifth column.
Now news breaks that the IG will investigate the FBI and Comey’s statements on the Clinton server investigation. Dems applaud it. However, much like the failed recount rollout, where does it stop…. and what might simple inquiry reveal about Democrats? Careful, it could be inconvenient time. What else will we learn? (Blame Russians)
Of course Dems see this as a way to investigate the election, whatever the IG says. They are not done politicizing things yet. And they’ll want full breakout investigations into Russia conection. Robby Mook accused Trump of treason. No rhetoric shortage. But investigating all that is only part of the story. We should have an investigation into media’s role in the election too.
Libs, thanks, you made a complete mockery of our process any way you could.
Confirmation hearings…hashtag Russia. Nearly every nominee was plastered with questions about Russia. In the Sec of State hearings for Rex Tillerson, they upped the ante to any threat around the world. They tried to get Tillerson to label all their countries of concern. Call Putin a “war criminal.”
Obama sends troops to Poland in a defensive posture to set the stage for Trump’s inauguration, while making a show of force to Moscow. Add that to the dialogue about Russia from a president who promised to be more flexible with Russia. Obama wants to create a confrontation between Trump and Putin.
Obama’s reset has gone to Red Scare.
Back to Tillerson having everything thrown at him all at the same time. No hearing on foreign policy would be complete without a hissy fit from Marco Rubio, and he did not disappoint. He attacked Tillerson for not labeling his list of countries. Tillerson said he would base it on the facts and information and Rubio balked. Then Rubio left the hearing to have an impromptu press conference about it, which stopped CNN from covering the hearing to cover the Rubio presser. So you can expect the Sunday shows to include Rubio, in dissent of Tillerson, and McCain for his tale with the Russia information.
It’s a little surreal to see and hear Carl Bernstein back fiercely attacking Trump after swimming in the Left’s sewer. Do they have any cred on ethics? Even better Robert Reich is back and attacking Trump. (old Leftists never go away) So you want to run for president or elected office, give up your business and your assets. It doesn’t end there.
The family members need to give up their business and livelihood too. Do we ever see that on the Left? John Kerry is married to Teresa Heinz, one of the richest women in the world. With her foundations and influence, and these people want to look at Rex Tillerson’s ranch and financial records of his family. And we know what Hillary did, and got away with.
Not to be too liberal, they bring on Richard Painter, ethics guru under GW Bush, to rail almost daily against Trump on ethics. And they sure use him. According to Painter, he has to sell of everything he has, screw the kids, and lock all his money away. That’s paraphrasing it but that’s the simple view. If he wants to be president, he can’t own anything. So we have the full spectrum of problems from everywhere. It’s a minefield. Cut….
Yes, we have entered the Twilight Zone: that special place where all laws seem fungible and meaningless, especially if you are in disagreement with “unpopular” power. But a place where you make one undesired move and all the elite ethics police are all over you, if you support it. Four years ago, none of this mattered at all. Now ethics governs everything, except the corrupt. You’ve got a one way ticket. Enjoy the ride.
Update: I think I found a name for their new series, “Days of Our Pathetic Lives.”
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