Monday, July 24, 2006

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking at the Democratic Leadership Council in Denver Colorado, is attempting to appeal to middle class voters by saying the Bush administration has "made a mess out of the country's finances". Well, for once I agree with Senator Clinton, although I really can't quite understand this new found compassion for the working class. After serving five terms (20 years) in the Arkansas governor's mansion with her husband Bill, she then claimed residency in the White house for two more terms (8 years), and only after that was she responsible for owning, maintaining, and paying a mortgage (or probably just buying outright) on a property like the rest of us. Although lines such as "A lot of Americans can't work any harder, borrow any more or save any less" or "These ideas will make sure every American will get a fair wage, access to college and home ownership and a path out of poverty and into the middle class." sound great when seeking a presidential nomination, the truth is us poor working saps see right through this political propaganda. Face it Hillary ... you'll never really know what it's like to have to scrape up the money every month just to pay the bills and keep food on the table. Yes, your duty as a politician (in theory) is a noble one indeed, and doing the work of the people (again ... in theory) is truly honorable calling. But, the difference between you and I is that everyday when I look in the mirror (that I bought ... by the way) I see a self made American who through hard work and perseverance earned what little I do have, and didn't do it on the backs of the American taxpayer. So before you shout your battle cry for working middle class families, consider who you see in your mirror ... and where that mirror came from.


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