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“The pool of hysterics” is my new home, according to an early reviewer of my column disputing President Obama’s assertion that entrepreneurs “didn’t do it” when it came to building businesses.
Want hysterics? From the left, try the riff on the notion that the tea party is a conspiracy created by Wall Street investment bankers. A young university teacher went on and on about this at a recent social gathering.
On the right, there are the nuts who give Libertarians a bad name. They start with dumping the Federal Reserve and demonstrate their pro-gun positions by strapping on a pistol and strutting around town, behavior I see as rude and arrogant, however legal.
Revisiting the topic is motivated by a falsehood in the President’s Roanoke speech, another look at the context of the famous single sentence and a brilliant “web video” from Scott Brown, the Massachusetts Republican who seeks reelection against a lefty professor.
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