Presenting an absurd argument that he’s in a Catch-22 attempting to defend himself, NY Congressman Charlie Rangel requested that his ethics committee trial be delayed so he can get a lawyer that he can afford without violating House ethics rules, but was denied the request.
Tea Party activists are expressing discontent with politicians with whom they disagree. Their discontent is particularly focused on politicians they view as too liberal, so it is certainly a target rich environment.
Watch the phenomenon unfold as largely dishonest liberal politicians go at each other like they are swinging at a piñata as they pull out the stops to avoid the Tea Party.
I remember it like it was yesterday. It was presidential election season in the run-up to the 1980 election between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. I was 16 years old and paying a great deal of attention to the election which remains the widest chasm between candidates that I have ever seen. I started, being(…)