Commentary by Chuck MacNaB
Bloggers are examining whether the Administration is selecting the closing of Chrysler dealerships based on owner contributions to the Republican Party. The Washington Examiner has an article dealing with this subject. The link is at the bottom of this commentary.
One might argue that automobile dealers are predominantly right leaning and so an elimination of this kind of business would naturally impact Republicans more than Democrats. However, there are some noteworthy examples of dealerships that have been spared the axe and this raises suspicions. Then again, according to public perception, one might find a Republican political bias among business in general, unless it was a Wall Street bank or a major media outlet! (The exception is FOX News, of course) After all, businessmen are generally risk takers, value individual initiative, dislike high taxes and appreciate hard work instead of handouts so why wouldn’t they be Republicans! What they generally admire is called Capitalism and what the Democrats currently admire is called Socialism! (Or as Thomas Sowell observes, Fascism.)
It could be a BIG story if evidence is found that supports an allegation that the Administration is engaging in the systematic elimination of Republican contributors or what the Examiner's Michael Barone refers to as "gangster government." We fear that the facts of the case might be drowned out, as, thus far, so much else has been, by BO's talented speech making and “cool” demeanor.
RiteOn wonders when people will awaken from a continuing fog of campaign rhetoric and realize that the country has been bankrupted and a better future has been stolen from their children. When will we realize that a super majority of socialist leaning politicians have been allowed to exercise outrageous government power and are systematically destroying the basic values of our Constitution.
Here’s the link to the Examiner’s article about selective car dealer elimination. You might find it interesting.