Wednesday, November 2, 2011

“ObamaCare” Disallowed in Congressional Mailings. Orwellian?

‘In the latest battle in the Congressional franking wars, Democrats have been vetoing use of the word “Obamacare” in taxpayer-financed mass mailings, saying it violates rules against using the franking privilege for “personal, partisan or political reasons.” ‘ (1)(2)

(1) Using the Word 'Obamacare' for Political Gain, Roll Call, 10/27/2011

(2) Democrats Block Usage of the Word 'Obamacare' in Congressional Mailings, Forbes, 10/26/2011

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