Skip to comments.A Tale of Two Cities(DC and Hollywood: total loss of touch with reality)
Posted on 04/01/2010 1:58:12 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
A Tale of Two Cities
Washington and Hollywood, both tone-deaf to American attitudes
23 March 2010
Washington, D.C. and Hollywood are two cities suffering from the same condition: theyve not only become completely alienated from the people theyre meant to serve, theyre bizarrely blind to the fact of that alienation. Like deranged narcissists in a hall of mirrors, both our lawmakers and our culture-makers blow kisses at their own reflections, see a million kisses coming back their way, and think, Oh, look, they love melove me!
For glaring proof in Washington, we have the passage of the health-care bill. Recently the Washington Post ran an op-ed by former Carter pollster Pat Caddell and former Clinton pollster Douglas E. Schoen expressing their amazement that Obama and the Democrats would go forward with this bill in the face of overwhelming evidence that the public doesnt want it. Caddella moderate Democrat who sometimes sports a T-shirt reading IM GRUMPY BECAUSE YOURE DOPEYand Schoen are baffled that the Democrats continue to grow and grow and grow the government despite polls that show Americans feel the federal apparatus is now an immediate threat to their civil rights and is no longer operating with the consent of the governed.
And yet, even after losing a Senate seat in blue-on-blue Massachusetts almost entirely because of the health care and big government issues, the Democrats plunged forward, certain that were going to like what theyre forcing us to eat.
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This is an oxymoron...like UN peacekeeper and liberal intellectual.
When obamacare busts the country, here’s hoping the Hollywood idiots lose their fortunes.