Skip to comments.The ‘Bought Off Better’ Bill Buys the Corporate Media
Posted on 12/04/2021 4:54:57 AM PST by MtnClimber
Democrats reward the leftist corporate media with your money for lying to you.
Early on, it was evident the Democrats’ “Build Back Better” plan had two objectives.
The first was to assuage the concerns of their voter base as blue state governors and bureaucrats were encouraged to weaponize pandemic lockdowns and other restrictions so as to decimate a booming economy and defeat President Trump. The not-so-implicit message: Whatever you lose now to help defeat Trump will be more than made whole under the Biden Administration.
Leaving nothing to chance, this reassuring message also helped to buttress the proposed “Build Back Better” plan’s second objective: maximally energizing the Democratic Party’s base. Though a bit nebulous on specifics, this second objective was brazenly promoted in Biden ads promising boatloads of other people’s money to specified Democratic constituencies.
In sum, it was less “Build Back Better” than it was “Bought Off Better.”
And, in conjunction with other maneuverings to rig the election ahead of time—such as Democratic election officials’ capricious, partisan changes to election laws and colluding with Mark Zuckerberg’s Center for Tech and Civic Life—this cynical “Bought Off Better” scheme worked. After entering office and providing an initial round of COVID relief and an infrastructure bill to whet the voracious appetite of their base for taxpayer money, the “Bought Off Better” bill came due; and duly passed the Democratic-controlled U.S. House.
Of particular interest is how, amid the trillion-dollar taxpayer funded boondoggles and tax cuts for rich blue state donors (can anyone say “dark money donors”?), there hangs the final, $1.67 billion shovelful of manure to top the grave of the corporate media’s credibility.
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Isn’t that special.
I’ve got plenty of wheelbarrows for when the Duetch er I mean the dollar becomes basically worthless.
“blue state governors and bureaucrats were encouraged to weaponize pandemic lockdowns”
The Birdbrain administration is weaponizing the Local, State and Federal Governments to do what .... let me guess ... to transform our Constitutional Republic into the Democratic Socialist States of America per George Soros and Osama Obama’s wishes,
Couldn’t have done it without Assistant Democrats.
“Isn’t that special.”
Don’t worry, if we elect a GOP house and Senate in 2022 they will immediately repeal this subsidy for the media. Just like they defunded Obamacare, Planned Parenthood and PBS the last time they had the majority. Remember? /s
if they are getting all this FEDGOV money they dont need cable subscriber fees
cut cable tv. defund the LEFT.
The same GOP scumbags the bullies here tell us will be our salvation just gave the Democrats their vaccine database.
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