Tomas Mega from Las Vegas, Nevada
Forty two years ago, Vice President Spiro Agnew used the phrase “Nattering nabobs of negativism” to describe his view of the American media. In the final days of this election year, the notorious nabobs are still at it, but they are not the media. They are the candidates, and their Super Pac financial supporters who have spent countless millions on political attack ads.
It’s all about size
Americans now have real choices about the future direction of the country, and the choices are unkind. Romney’s selection of U.S. Representative and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan as his Vice President sends a blunt message to voters: Romney cannot only rely on a bad economy to win. Now, it’s about genuine political ideology too.
“It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices, “so wrote Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in his stunning opinion on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.