Despite all the ruckus concerning town-halls lately, most of which is the ruckus made by liberals upset that conservatives are attending and expressing their opposition to Obamacare, we have been treated to some important, if accidental, moments of honesty and clarity.
For example, while conducting a recent town-hall meeting, Missouri Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill attempted to calm constituents upset over the proposed “reform” by asking “Don’t you trust me?” The resounding “no’s” reverberated throughout the room, along with many boos, which provides us with our moment of honesty.
So why don’t voters trust the government or its representatives to “fix” the problem? Partially because they’ve gotten a better look at the proposed “solution” over the past few months, and the closer they look, the less they like what they see. From federally funded abortions (as “health care”), to reduced choices in the free-market, to likely tax increases and health care rationing, there’s plenty to have a problem with. read more »