Check out this new CBS News/New York Times poll on the 2014 midterms. It's still very early, but it's starting to look ominous for the Democrats. Can't imagine why, what with the Obamacare disaster, the border crisis, the stalled economy, stubborn unemployment, dropping wages and net worth, the VA scandal, the IRS scandal, Benghazi, Putin running wild, Iran headed toward a nuclear weapon, Israel under attack, an AWOL president...
In my new job as Online Opinion Editor at The Washington Times, I get to request pieces from writers who I think have interesting and controversial things to say. When I asked the iconic actress Suzanne Somers to write a piece for us, she chose to write about the lack of civilized political conversation. I hope it will make you stop and think:
The Founders made the protection of free speech, a free press, freedom of religion, and freedom of assembly the FIRST Amendment to the Constitution for a reason: they are the most critical liberties in a free society, necessary to the healthy and vibrant functioning of this free republic.
Now that priceless First Amendment is under direct legislative assault by the Democrats, who need to reign it in in order to fully realize their "fundamental transformation of the nation." It's called the Udall Amendment. Thank goodness for Senator Ted Cruz, who is leading the charge against it---and to protect our most valuable freedoms.
Must Cruz do everything? Apparently.
I commissioned a piece from him about it for The Washington Times, and it's running at the top of the paper and website today. Please read it:
I am honored to join The Washington Times as their new Online Opinion Editor! I will be curating and editing all online opinion content to make The Washington Times THE online destination for influential opinion and fresh debates. I will also be doing some writing for them. Here is my debut column. I hope you enjoy it. And I hope you'll bookmark and favorite www.WashingtonTimes.com . We're taking a great journalistic enterprise and making it even more dynamic, important and fun.