After months of just saying no and being proud of it, the House Republicans came up with an so-called alternative to the Democratic health care bills that have preoccupied us for all these many months.
This was greeted with all the fanfare of one hand clapping. Yet, for something so curiously light, it landed with a pronounced thud.
Wasn’t it Diana Dors whose story was titled ‘Too Much, Too Soon’? This GOP plan is like the alternative universe version of that title—’Too Little, Too Late.’
So, what do you do when your pent-up emission elicits no response? You organize a protest, another one of those manufactured Tea Parties, hallowed relics of the 18th Century.
And sure enough, that’s exactly what the GOP did on Nov. 5 at the Capitol, with chanting screaming protesters gathered to hear their leaders.