Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving.The Lefty pundits are quick to point out that a majority of people want "health care reform." What they avoid assiduously is that - at least until recently - a majority of Americans supported "gun control" too.
America never stops moving now.
Massachusetts said, "Yes, we want change, but the change we want is not the change that has been delivered by the Democratic administration and the Democratic Congress. So we will turn elsewhere."
We are in a postromantic political era. They hire you and fire you, nothing personal. Family connection, personal charm, old traditions, fealty to party, all are nice and have their place, but right now we are immersed in crisis, and we vote on policies that affect our lives.
Until they saw the bills that were actually proposed. When they saw those, the response was overwhelmingly "Not THAT!!" This is the reaction the House and Senate "Health Care Reform" bills have produced in the electorate:
And they won't listen. They know better. Well, the election of Scott Brown just got their attention.