What Sen. Mitch McConnell suggests is what helped get us into the Great Depression and the Great Recession. There will be a lot of white Americans flabbergasted when they eventually find out what they really voted for Nov. 4th.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was very passionate about the midterm elections that swept Republicans into greater power during her appearance on “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” The Democratic Senator from Massachusetts talked about the need for accountability on both sides of the political aisle, referencing the government shutdown and the Affordable Care Act.
“What Mitch McConnell said just a couple of days ago is, he wants to go to Congress and loosen the regulations over the big banks,” Warren said. “Now I don't think very many people went to the polls and said, Boy, I am casting my vote to make sure that Wall Street has better chances to make bigger profits off the backs of the American people. I just don't think that's what was going on.”
When asked why the Democrats are struggling to get their message across to voters, Warren didn't answer it directly. Instead, she talked about what she thinks is the overall perception of government right now.
“People today, a lot of folks are feeling really discouraged, and part of that is because government is not working for them,” she said. “Let's all be clear. Government does work. It works really well for those who can hire armies of lobbyists. It works really well for those who have armies of lawyers. It works really well for those who can make big campaign contributions. It's just not working for American families.”
The writer lives in Myrtle Beach.