The Obamatradelegislation being pushed through Congress by President Obama and Republican allies is so super secret that none are allowed to describe what’s in it. But Wikileaks came through to this extent: One chapter confers upon the Prez the immigration powers he seeks. And Big Pharma gets support for its drug prices.
The GOP’s Paul Ryan showed his Pelosi-esque colors too, announcing that we may read Obamatrade … after Congress has passed it.
Republicans sputtered when Nancy Pelosi said just that of Obamcarfe; now we hear the same arrogance from a Republican on Obamatrade. It is becoming difficult to distinguish between donkey and elephant egos. The one thing that seems increasingly clear: Neither party any longer represents ordinary Americans. That is an opinion of course; feel free to disagree. With chapter and verse, hopefully. It is a conclusion concerning which it will be pleasant to be wrong.
At the moment though, we feel that if someone in Silicon Valley could push a button that would transform everything inside the Washington Beltway into virtual reality overnight, that would constitute a signal service to thee country.
But there are those for whom Washington, D.C. is virtual reality already. Would that it were so …