So said Saul Alinsky in Rules for Radicals. But, guess what, Saul? The same tactic can be used against you. In fact, nothing is more ridiculous than radical ideas dressed up in “reasonable” clothing. That’s what Russ Carnahan found out on Monday.
Meanwhile, Ben Cardin encounters real anger. I remember when Dan Rostenkowski was chased down the street by a group of senior citizens. The Senators and Congressmen who vote for any Obama health care reform proposal had better get used to such treatment—especially when people find that their parents, spouses, and children can no longer get treatments they can get now.
But don’t worry. According to the President, you don’t need that pacemaker; some painkillers would do just fine!