Four words from Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar explain our politics in 2019. It was a tumultuous year for sure, but worse than the unprecedented anger between left and right were the limits the left explored to test the boundaries of our values.
The mantle of responsibility fell hard on the Democratic Party. Perhaps it was the Christmas season that caused members to frame their latest undertaking in messianic terms, as if the democratic republic they are sworn to save will vanish from the face of the earth if they don’t do the wrong thing.
Don’t thank God. Give thanks to Speaker Pelosi. She is hard at work defending America. The rest of Washington may be infested by hypocrites, greed heads, right wing radicals, left wing extremists, babbling idiots, career hangers-on, and every other kind of undesirable political animal imaginable, but at least we can be thankful that there is one person in charge we can rely on with no equivocation.
Does our government still have a worthwhile purpose? That’s a tough one to answer. The purpose for Democrats is to do whatever it takes to get rid of Trump while turning us into a nation of racist, gun toting, Trump-loving, white supremacists.
As taxpayers do we pay to crack down on illegal workers or do we pay to protect America’s immigrant workforce? The answer is both. We fund enforcement to control illegal labor. Then we pay again because Congressional Democrats obstruct our efforts.