Free Forum Friday May 27th Edition

Whacky political week. Democrats won a long standing Republican seat in New York by defending Medicare against Paul Ryan‘s plan to dismantle it. New York-26 has been an historically Republican district yet the voters elected a Democrat for the first time in decades.

Is this a referendum on Medicare? Is it a harbinger on things to come? Will the GOP suffer from this election? Will the Democrats capitalize on the weakness?

Also this week, Sarah Palin embarked on a bus tour through the northeast. Is it a hint of a presidential run? Or just a fake PR campaign?

Got something on your mind? Let it out on Free Forum Friday.


About Mr. Universe

Mr. Universe is a musician/songwriter and an ex-patriot of the south. He currently lives and teaches at a University in the Pacific Northwest. He is a long distance hiker who has hiked the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail. He is also an author and woodworker. An outspoken political voice, he takes a decidedly liberal stance in politics.
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