Musk jabs Senate leaders after taking poll on spending bill directly to the people: ‘The public has spoken’

Billionaire Twitter owner Elon Musk posted another one of his polls to the platform, this one on the gargantuan $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill that has been crammed through Congress just before the Christmas holiday.

The new “Chief Twit” who, in addition to restoring free speech to Twitter, has brought democracy to the digital town square with his user polls, called into question the wisdom of passing what, instead of being a reasonable measure to keep the government operating, is a budget-busting 4,100+ page monstrosity that lawmakers have no time to read and digest before voting on it.

Musk’s poll asking if Congress should approve the bill ended up with over 71 percent voting no, possibly a more representative barometer on public opinion than the propaganda served up by the corrupt media.

“I’m in favor of a small spending bill to keep things running, but common sense suggests that it be the least amount required through the holidays,” the “Chief Twit” wrote in another poll. “Railroading through a giant spending bill that almost no one has read is unlikely to be in the best interests of the people.”

The bill has already passed in the House where it serves as the cherry on top of the cake of Nancy Pelosi’s destructive reign as speaker as well as one last great train robbery before Republicans take control of the purse strings in a matter of weeks. It will almost certainly be sent to President Joe Biden’s desk with plenty of bipartisan support from establishment RINOs, giving the deeply unpopular leader the chance to play Santa Claus before Christmas.

After the vote, Musk tagged both Democrat Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, jabbing them with the results which he said that the public was “overwhelmingly against.”

A reason why Musk might feel so strongly about the spending package could be because of the obscene amount of pork and non-related items included in the Christmas wish list for special interests, and he reacted to a thread by Republican Rep. Dan Bishop of North Carolina as saying it was “very informative.”

In his thread on the bill, Bishop who blasted the omnibus as “an indefensible assault on the American people … an assault on the separation of powers” in a letter signed by over a dozen conservative House members to their Senate colleagues, laid out a number of examples of wasteful, vague and non-essential spending in the $1.7 trillion monstrosity.

“The omnibus was released around 2am today. The Senate is voting now to begin debate on the bill,” Bishop wrote. To have read the entire bill by now, you would’ve needed to read 4+ pages per minute, without a single break, for 16 hours straight. What a farce.”

The world’s wealthiest man also threw his support behind a requirement for all members of Congress to read the bills that are written for them before voting on them.

“Guaranteed, not one person voting for it has read the whole thing. If we added that basic requirement, legislation would improve dramatically in favor of the people,” he tweeted on Tuesday.

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Chris Donaldson


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