I saw this update over the weekend (on Universal Hub) but didn’t have time to blog about it until today:
Garrett Quinn tweets from the Republican state convention in Worcester:
Mildred Jefferson just compared passage of HCR to 9/11. Got standing O from 2/3 of arena.
This is unbelievable! We need to use this. When I think of all the faux outrage of Republicans over the years, i.e. the Wellstone funeral, “cling to guns,” etc., this makes all of that pale in comparison.
Can you imagine the reaction if the Dems compared Social Security privatization to 9/11? Guiliani would have a press conference the next day with victims at his side and scream from the rooftops.
Does anyone have video of this? Is there some mitigating factor/context that would make the comparison somewhat comprehensible?