June 14, 2010

CONGRESSMAN ASSAULTS STUDENT: Does Anyone Care?

A student asks asks a public servant (yes, I know it sounds quaint) you he fully supports the Obama agenda and the reaction is a combination of anger, contempt, and physical abuse.

“Who are you? Who are You?” Rep. Etheridge kept asking the student that. But the real question is why Bob Etheridge still holds his seat.

Indeed. And let’s recap: Made-up claims of insults shouted at Congressmen by citizens — massive coverage on resurgence of fascism in America. Actual assault by member of Congress against a citizen . . . likely pundit reaction: move along now, nothing to see here.

Here’s the video, in case you missed it this morning:

But Etheridge has apologized. The most damaging thing here, though, isn’t the assault, but the obvious sense of entitlement.

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