Could Steny Hoyer have seen the light on restoring Constitutional government?. Corrente.com reports on a speech Steny Hoyer gave at Georgetown Law School where he said all the right things about the failure of congressional oversight, the filthy evisceration of habeas corpus and the need to stop the telecom immunity provision of the FISA renewal act. Will wonders never cease.
Of course, saying the right thing and doing the right thing isn't the same thing, and Steny, the democratic master of K Street, sure does like those pretty buckets of cash the lobbyists carry with them. I'm guessing Steny's speech was his way of acknowledging that ever once in a while the democratic "leadership" has to throw a bone to the base, even if it is at the expense of some big corporations. In the long run, Steny and the other democratic "leaders" will be just fine. After all, the telecoms might feel slighted today, but I bet big pharma still loves Steny. It's all good.
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