Washington Fences: Metaphor and Reality

While the fences keeping World War II vets out of the WWII Memorial, and Vietnam War vets out of the Vietnam Memorial -- as well as every other patriotic memorial and attraction emblematic of America -- are a very real tactic of deprivation by the Obama administration, the tactic also stands as a towering metaphor.  The wall being erected.  In the last few days, some, echoing Ronald Reagan's words in Berlin, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" stood outside the WWII Memorial saying, "Mr. Obama, tear down this wall." This is more than humor or Alinsky-type ridicule of the president, this is a very real cry of the human heart. The walls which have sprouted up are symptomatic not of legislative impasse on Capitol Hill. These walls which stand between Washington and Americans are ObamaCare.    Ugly barriers of sandbags and steel meant to block WWII octogenarian and nonagenarian veterans in wheelchairs. The massive, monstrous law, rammed through Congress in 2009 and...(Read Full Article)

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