Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Eerie Adulation Caps a Terrible Vote by Congress

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Eerie Adulation Caps a Terrible Vote by Congress

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One of the most dramatic events of 2017 was observing how easily the Republican men and women of Congress acquiesce to the lure of money and personal enrichment.

How, without any debate, public discourse or true concern for U.S. citizens, a body of pernicious adults can ramrod a tax bill through the House and Senate. These are elected officials who supposedly took a solemn oath of office to protect the Constitution of the U.S., but their actions and that of the president have moved 180 degrees from that promise.

We're also getting a bird's-eye view of rather unusual adult adulation of Mr. Trump from leaders of the Republican Party. Apparently waving a few dollars under the noses of legislators who once held their nosescan reap enormous benefits. The very people who previously refused to endorse Mr. …

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