Elijah Cummings


In all candor, after the mid-terms I gained a lot of respect for Nancy Pelosi and lost a lot of respect for Elijah Cummings.In his new role as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, he suddenly became outspoken about issues that seemed to me to have no point but to harass Donald Trump politically.  One such, if I recall correctly, was Trump’s tax returns.  I have always felt that no politician’s tax returns were anybody’s business.

Related: Job creation: Mitt Romney’s other 30%

On the other hand, William Tell is avidly interested in shifts in public opinion — what causes such shifts — and shifts in media attention.  In the weeks immediately before Trump insulted him, Cummings got tremendous press for his fulminations about the immigrant children’s detention centers.  After Trump insulted him, Cummings suddenly fell silent — period — and the media has likewise been completely silent on that issue.

Why?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.