Chris Hayes has been impressing me more and more as time goes on. Here’s what he had to say on his show “All In” to U.S. Senators about the impact the sequester is having on some of the most needy among us, vs the impact it’s having on members of Congress, and how Congress is responding.
Who’s “inconvenienced” more, Senators? Whose opinion matters? Who are you concerned about? Or should I say, what are you concerned about? Answer: Money. It sure isn’t the American people.
Here is what I wish could happen today: I wish every single cancer patient, and every single kid who is getting kicked out of Head Start, and every person losing a job at a government facility because of cut backs or furloughs, every family losing Section 8 housing assistance, I wish every single one of them could have gotten together and been bussed by the thousands from all parts of the country to Reagan National Airport and been rolled out on to the runway and strung out in a line that stretches across the entire air field so that those planes carrying the members of Congress who just cast this vote couldn’t take off. How’s that for inconvenience, Senator?
Here is the entire segment: