The Oprahfication of the House of Representatives

I can’t stand Oprah Winfrey.  It’s a credit to her talent and drive that a poor girl from Mississippi could parlay her gifts into a $2.5-billion personal fortune.  What’s wrong about her is that her gift is to make emotional slop and drivel seem important.  Given that modern Americans are emotionally weaker, less rational, and more clinically narcissistic than past generations were, I blame the Oprah influence, which turned these bad traits into virtues.  All these modern “virtues” were on display Thursday on the House floor, when Nancy Pelosi granted House Democrats an hour in which to share their collective trauma from January 6.

I have a few certainties about January 6:

  • First, Trump was not responsible.  (See here for data points about that.)
  • Second, if it’s indeed true that the FBI knew in advance that radicals intended to try to enter the Capitol, and neither the Capitol Hill police nor Pelosi and her team did anything to beef up security, any blood that was spilled is on their hands.
  • Third, I am opposed to political violence, whether it comes from the left or the right.
  • Fourth, I’m unaware of evidence that any congresspeople were near the Capitol breach, nor were they at risk.
  • Fifth, AOC’s narrative about her experience on January 6 shows either that she entirely lacks courage and common sense or that she is embroidering her narrative almost to the point of dishonesty.
  • Sixth, the Democrats are using what happened on that day as a Reichstag Fire moment — that is, they’re taking an isolated event; crafting an overly broad, false narrative about it; and then using that narrative to destroy their political opponents.  It is profoundly un-American and, indeed, evil.

The latest act in the public trauma that our nation’s Democrat “leaders” suffered occurred on Thursday, when Nancy Pelosi granted AOC an hour on the floor so she and her fellow House members could treat America to their psychic anguish…..[    ]

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Ms Merit
1 month ago

The Biden coup by his own party starts.

giddyup
1 month ago

Changing laws to keep your own party in power forever is something dictators do. 

WTF
WTF
1 month ago

Just in case you were wondering what criminal insanity looks like.

Nailed It
1 month ago

There you go boys and girls.
Stolen elections have consequences.
We’re done here.

intelli
1 month ago

The Demwits won’t have a United States to impose this on soon, not too worried about it.

Kinda
1 month ago

Everybody by now with an IQ above room temperature knows that if it wasn’t for the charade of voting, Americans would realize that the US government is a kosher mafia-run operation.

brian
1 month ago

Time to take it back.

There are a supermajority of conservative states. They have the power to amend the constitution without the federal government.

last word
1 month ago

Time to secede. This is intolerable.

Says Who
1 month ago

This is only the beginning. An illegitimate regime, fraudulently stole our Nation. 
Everyone who supports them is guilty of treason. 

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