By now all of America has seen Congressman Michael Gimm (R) threaten to throw NY 1 reporter, Michael Scotto, over a balcony and ‘break him in half, like a boy.’ If the shoe had been on the other foot, the FBI would be all over Scotto. Congressman Grimm walks free. Will New York 1 News stand behind their employee and demand justice for Michael Scotto (and thereby all persecuted in the media), or will it take an actual murder to prevent violence on the media?
Will Michael Grimm completely lose control the next time and . . .
More people say Republicans in Congress rather than President Barack Obama would be responsible if the federal government shuts down starting Tuesday because of a bitter partisan battle over the new health care law, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll.
With just hours before funding for the federal government runs out at 12:01 a.m. ET Tuesday, the poll showed that most Americans also think congressional Republicans are acting like “spoiled children” in this fiscal fight, with the public divided on whether the president is acting like a spoiled child or a responsible adult.
The poll was conducted for CNN by ORC International September 27-29, with 803 adults nationwide questioned by telephone. The survey’s overall sampling error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
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