I have come to realize no matter what heinous act Republicans pull. The media will still print how the minority Democrats could have saved the day but refused. (Refused? How?)

NYT's printing of:

Donald the Dove, Hillary the Hawk.

It still boils my blood. No sane person could have written that, certainly not a journalist. Yet, there it was. There was also the day I canceled my NYT subscription.

Media has to see this coming. They will be shut down. State run media needs very few propaganda and gaslighting writers. They had best start writing the truth to save their own jobs/careers at the bare minimum.

Ths right calls it the Woke Mind Virus. How can that be so when journalists paid to bring forth the truth have their eyes shut?

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Democrats are responsible for effectively connecting with the media and public in messaging, messengers, medium, etc. Democrats failed to publicly and loudly promote their previous offers to support McCarthy,. Democrats should not wait for R's to approach them. Effective parties in the minority have a megaphone-use it affirmatively. BTW Same goes for pending continuing resolution. Thanks for the column--I hope media reads it, nonetheless.

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Agree "effective parties in the minority have a mega phone 📣 - use it effectively."

Most especially after Trump's

Veteran's Day speech in NH.

As for the the former GOP, just read Heritage Foundation

Project 2025. It's the plan.

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When it comes to the debt ceiling, I think we can all agree with this senator's well spoken and comprehensive rationale for refusing to increase it:

"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government can not pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government's reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that "the buck stops here." Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better" - Barack Obama

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