Posts Tagged ‘Representative’
Funny how the world works sometimes.
I would have bled in 2006 and 2008 to get Darcy Burner into the House of Representatives. She’s a solid progressive and she strikes me as someone that is just a good person. Burner deserves more plaudits and accolades than that, but this post isn’t about her…
It’s about the guy that beat her twice.
I’ve actually come to like and respect Congressman Dave Reichert. He answers questions directly and seems to be the least insane person in his caucus.
I never thought I’d say this, but here it goes: Thank you David Reichert. Thank you for being a decent and responsible American.
One of the missions of this blog will be to ask the easy questions of our Representatives when their actions/positions are indefensible. Generally speaking, and I’m sure many of you will agree with me, our media has failed in its most basic mission: to hold the powerful accountable.
it isn’t difficult. You observe a powerful person doing wrong. You ask them why they are behaving badly.
Time and again, the corporate media has failed to do this. ironically, it is the easiest part of their job. It’s not Woodward and Bernstein high-stakes investigative reporting. It’s simply refusing to pretend the emperor is clothed.
Anyway, here’s an example of me doing Wolf Blitzer’s job for him: