There is a growing disconnect between the country's political class and its citizens. It was manifestly on display last month when the House approved the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill, which in its final form was longer than Atlas Shrugged and which none of the members voting on it had read. That the free citizens of a free country would be served so cavalierly by their elected representatives is the sort of thing any good novelist would hesitate to invent, for fear it would seem too implausible.[via Instapundit.com (v.2)]
Sunday, July 12, 2009
The mainstream media is finally noticing the growing disconnect. The philosophy of Ayn Rand and the economics of Friedrich Hayek are making an impact. Philadelphia Inquirer: Surge in sales of 2 books offers political hints.
Posted by Objectiveman at 9:29 AM