I recommend tuning in to C-SPAN and watching the live coverage of the “un-American right-wing extremists” who have converged in front of the Capitol today to protest the bloated overreach of the federal government.
One crowd estimate placed the attendance at 1.5 million, but I find that hard to credit. All the news reports, however, agree that there are tens of thousands of people gathered on the Mall.
If you can’t see the C-SPAN feed (the connection goes in and out for me), check out this news video in which a CNN reporter is shouted down by the crowd:
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Notice that Joe Wilson has plenty of fans in D.C. today, even if his fellow Republicans in Congress are having the fruity vapors over his call-out to Obama during the president’s speech the other night.
Our march to Full Socialism may be unstoppable, but we’ll get a few good days along the way, and this is one of them. I wish I could have been there.
“It’s the Constitution, stupid!”