The recent flap over President Obama's speech to America's school children has been roundly denounced by conservatives as inappropriate political indoctrination.
No self-respecting conservative would tolerate that, right?
Despite my little quip, this is a serious issue. And conservatives who scream about the communist boogey man have yet to wrap their minds around the fact that America has given over to the world's largest communist nation, China, trillions of dollars of our debt.
So communism is evil. But without communist China, we'd be out of business. Go figure.
As an old Rocky & Bullwinkle fan, I would ask how many readers would get in Mr Peabody’s Way Back Machine and set the date for the Clinton administration, when America had a surplus, and conservatives were complaining that America should give money back.
Wouldn’t it be nice to be in that position today?
But that is not to let Clinton completely off the hook. The banking deregulation legislation that President Bush allowed to bankrupt us was born during the Clinton administration – and many of today's players were a part of it then.
This surprisingly balanced report from Fox: