MSNBC’s a.m. gabfest Morning Joe is pretty dependable for some early day mirth. The cast of Democrat party devotees – including the hornless RINO Joe Scarborough – are dependably in the tank as they speak from their “Media Matters for America” screenplays. Their politician visits only deviate from the Dems for GOP contrarians like Liz Cheney or Adam Kinzinger, journalist contributors are predictably leftist, the bubble-thinking is a daily component, and the overall content is good for little more than getting tipped off what the day’s talking points will be on social media.
This morning was a landmark, however, as Morning Joe brought in two members of Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rep. Seth Moulton, and remarkably adding them to the roundtable of a half dozen folks managed to lower the collective IQ in the room. This is no slight accomplishment, as Joe and Mika normally create a cerebral vacuum all on their own, but this discussion about the call for high-speed rail drew down the already low figures.
The cause for this confab was that with the approach of Joe Biden’s mammoth infrastructure spending bill these two politicians have been on a mission to get trains added into the mix. Leave it to Democrats when faced with a record total attached to this bill mounting into the trillions of dollars their reaction is, “It really needs to be bigger.” Mika opened the discussion with polling data showing there is support for this bill, but there was no mention, of course, of the severe spike with inflation we have already experienced before printing more money for these efforts.
AOC was going on right from her own playbook about this being a need for the environment and union jobs. Moulton, when he was pimping for high-speed rail said, “We should be able to get to New York in an hour and a half!” Seth seems unfamiliar with the concept of airline travel, but let’s give him his time. He then went on with there being a concept of being able to connect Chicago and Atlanta. For one, this is not exactly
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