But that is not why I am writing this. What really got under my nerves was the response from the 38 year old GOP representative for cathode Ray tube time - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. On the one hand he dogs Obama’s proposal (as I do) with respect to big government but at the same times talks big government talk asserting that the federal government should mandate energy efficiency and alternative and renewable fuels,
He also addressed health care, saying to a certain extent that there is no role for the government in health care; suggesting that universal government run health care would be bad for the economy when the truth is that jobs are going over seas because other countries do not require for businesses to pay health care benefits for their workers.
Jindal as most Republicans just do not get it. In fact, what I read would suggest that the Democrats don’t either, but more so the GOP. They need to accept that the politics of the Regan area, the politics that started this economic crisis, are over and done and that they should stick a fork in them. It has taken 30 years but them days are finally over. And for Jindal to imply that the President’s budget plan is irresponsible, without reading it is scary to me. Not to mention all this talk of tax cuts, for the wealthy, as opposed to not for all boarders on being foul. What’s wrong with all Americans paying their fair share of taxes? Now that’s a thought.
I don’t know what Steele, or any of the GOP saw in Jindal except for the fact he is young, an ethnic minority, and can’t speak assertively (from the transcript I read). For certain, he ain the Jedi Knight they desire for him to be.