Surprisingly, Democrat lawmakers in the House don’t want to be reminded of their incompetence and fiscal profligacy and are thus uncomfortable with the presence of the debt clock in the House.
During a House Financial Services Committee hearing Tuesday on the budget, two Democrats complained after House Financial Services Committee chairman Jeb Hensarling instructed that two monitors in the hearing room display a real-time running national debt clock.
California Rep. Maxine Waters and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison both issued complaints about the displays, according to video of the hearing.
“Clearly it is a political prop designed to message ideologically,” Ellison said.
Ignoring the debt isn’t going to solve the problem, of course, but this appears to be the official Democrat position from Obama on down to these two rocket scientists. See no evil, hear no evil…