(Reader Supported News) -- If you haven’t yet seen "Wag the Dog," go watch it right now. I’ll wait. And don’t worry, this article isn’t actually about Benghazi, but something that really matters.
The movie is about how the art of manipulation is used by the media to distract people from events of actual importance. It was cited regularly when the GOP had their Clinton witch hunt. The GOP’s latest witch hunt over Benghazi is simply more wagging of the dog. Fox News is trying really, really hard to make it into Obama’s Watergate to keep us all distracted from some incredibly populist moves in the Senate.
Elizabeth Warren’s first official bill of the 113th Congress, the Bank on Student Loan Fairness Act, is her first big salvo against the Wall Street and Federal Reserve banking cartel that controls our government. She’s made headlines during banking committee hearings, where she’s exposed the fact that the government's Wall Street regulators are simply tools used by Wall Street to pilfer more money from the people. She turned heads when calling for a $22 an hour minimum wage in another hearing. She even got Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to agree that "Too-Big-to-Fail" banks should be broken up. Now she’s introducing a bill that says if the banks that wrecked our economy and multinational corporations can borrow billions at a 0.75% interest rate, then students should be able to get those same rates when pursuing a higher education.
Advertisement - story continues below