The line that Roosevelt toed in 1938 is almost identical to the line President Barack Obama must toe to this day. In fact, the parallels are almost staggering. They both needed to convince Congress to take drastic short term steps to repair a damaged economy; but yet felt a responsibility to ensure it could not happen again. Despite the claims of some of their political opponents, neither of these Presidents sought to take advantage of a nation in despair in order to instill their own political doctrine on the country a la Joseph Stalin. These were presidents that were willing to stake their reputations on new changes based on the fruits of our country’s strong Academia presence. The solutions they offered did not come from their “gut”; they come from the minds of think tanks and scholars. They were tasked with being the middle man and needed to sell these programs to Congress and the public.
Jon Stewart’s take on Lt. John Pike’s disgraceful use of pepper spray on passive student protesters.
Jimmy Fallon: “Hey, you guys know there was another Republican debate on Saturday, and listen to this. Ron Paul only got 89 seconds to speak. Seriously? Rick Perry gets more time than that to try to remember something.”
Recently, Megyn Kelly stated on Fox News’ O’Reilly Factor that pepper spray was “a food product, essentially…” Once word of this spread outside of Fox’s 70-85 demographic, the rest of the country said “lol…what?”
OWS Protests Cartoons
UC Davis Police Lt. John Pike, is now an internet celebrity. The Pepper Spray Cop Meme is born.
Tanner expressed his appreciation for the protester’s efforts, but admitted his knowledge of politics is very limited.
“Here at Yeast Infection Park on the corner of Hurts When I Pee Boulevard, we are out here with a group of people who are protesting our country’s history of allowing corporate greed to…