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It was so good to see a bit of reality from an elected official. Last week Chris Bowers presented Jan Schakowsky's deficit reduction plan and tonight she spoke up on the TV.

You can find the transcript here. The interview is really worth viewing and really worth passing around. A proposal that says we don't have to go after the middle and lower classes and should go after the rich coming from an elected official was refreshing.

But will anybody else ever hear Rep. Jan Schakowsky?

Originally posted to Eddie C on Mon Nov 22, 2010 at 07:55 PM PST.

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