Saturday, January 7, 2017

Paul Ryan Just Sent A Security Team After His Constituents

The most basic function of democracy is the election of legislators who then represent the interests of the people who voted for them. The discourse between constituent and legislator should be the cornerstone of American policymaking. Unfortunately, the Republican Party serves other masters now – a fact which has been obvious for some time but was made crystal clear today.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) yesterday announced that Republicans would be bundling a Planned Parenthood defunding bill in with their Obamacare repeal. Today, Planned Parenthood activists showed up to Ryan’s office with an 87,000 signature petition protesting the efforts to cripple the beloved reproductive healthcare bill.
Instead of accepting it, the spineless coward had a team of six security guards remove them from the building. Post 

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