Friday, March 11, 2011

You want your voices heard?

From Wisconsin to Miami, protesters against policy reforms being proposed by newly elected Tea Party affiliated state officials are taking to the streets, chanting, "We want our voices heard!"

Of course, their voices (along with the voices of all fellow Americans) were heard, approximately four months ago, in national, state and local elections.

And, their side lost.

I can understand them being unhappy with the results.

But, street protests are not how election defeats are reversed in America.

The media, union and political leaders cheering on and / or leading these protesters should know better.

I know that I never want to live in a country where the side that loses an election occupies government buildings and reverses the election results.

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