Feb. 3rd, 2017
I keep seeing reports of politicians complaining about the sheer volume of calls they receive. Marco Rubio says that there’s pressure from “left wing radicals”, Mitch McConnell’s phone number has stopped working, The Hill reports that liberals are trying to jam the phone lines. The issue is being reported as “The Left” being obstructive in the same way “The Right” has been for the past several years. I think, though, that there is a fundamental misunderstanding in Washington as to why people are calling. The thing is, the reason we’re all so active all of a sudden, is that we really want to look at animal pictures.
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