The writer is Guy Saperstein. He’s a major Democratic donor, a part-owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, a former President of the environmental organization The Sierra Club, and founder of The Patriotic Millionaires, a group of mega-wealthy Americans who want Congress to raise taxes, according to Media Trackers.
Why? Apparently the south is holding back the rest of the countries desire to forge ahead with it's progressive agenda.
"For more than 100 years, the South has been dumbing down national politics, tilting the country in a conservative direction, supporting militarism, all while demanding huge financial subsidies from blue states.”
Hmm, that might make for an interesting situation. I find the remark about dumbing down national politics kinda funny, politicians are constantly making incredibly stupid comments - and - okay I'm biased, but most of them are Democrats -
Comes to mind. Although there are so many more.Congress "[has] to pass the bill so you can find out what's in it, away from the fog of controversy." -- N. Pelosi