This piece from Roger Baylor about Monday’s Bridges/Tolling meeting is worth another look:
The Tolling Authority staged a meticulously choreographed mini-rally this afternoon. In a bit of biting irony that surely escaped most of the tolling authoritarians present for duty, it took place at the Muhammad Ali Center, an edifice celebrating democratic empowerment, which was not at all on the menu of this “public input” session.
The best line of the night: “This isn’t a public input session. This is a groundbreaking ceremony.”
Somehow, I lasted the whole three hours, and spoke with most of the tolling authoritarians present, at least one of whom forbade me from ever using his name again in print. However, flattery will get him (and them) nowhere.
Let’s just say that in all conceivable respects, the gathering was thoroughly Orwellian. After the first hour, the logic became so circuitous that I feared having been drawn into an Escher drawing.
Click here to read the entire thing.
You catch that? The bridge folks are so afraid of criticism that they demand their names not get mentioned.
Can’t tell me this isn’t a flustercuck. Because that’s what it is. I’ll never know how any of you can feel secure with what those folks inside that “authority” decide.