Guns don’t kill people, metaphors do. It’s true. Words have consequences. I tested it: Used a sports analogy just yesterday and a pick-up game of hoops broke out. This is liberal-think. Silly, isn’t it? We’re now to the point where the left’s disgraceful political exploitation of a national tragedy has sunk to such low-rent absurdity that it’s worthy of little more than ridicule.
There can be no denying that America has truly become a nation of “spectacular and costly action.” We have, both individually and collectively, become a society of blind consumers and reckless spenders that looks to government as the guarantor of our comfort and security. Unable to distinguish between our wants and our needs, we’ve driven ourselves to the very brink of financial insolvency.
The House repeal of Obamacare was not theater. It was reality TV. The House repeal vote was important because the House is the legislative body closest to the people, and the people voted unequivocally last November to repudiate socialized medicine. It is the beginning of responsible government to start representing what the American people want and repeal is what Americans voted for.