Urban/Global Politics

The Food Stamp President?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AnuDkXlX0o

Luis GutiĆ©rrez is becoming one of the better You Tube orators in the House of Representatives. This one is a little bit behind the news cycle, but it’ll still get you to jump out of your chair with outrage if you let the words sink in. There’s also an element of comedy here, perhaps inspired by the Stewart/Colbert phenomenon. The sobering part is the empty seats in front of him.

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