C-SPAN isn’t what you would call a ratings powerhouse, but that’s never been its mission. The network is more of a public service that gives the average citizen a convenient way to keep tabs on their elected officials, and hold them accountable for their actions (or lack thereof). For example, thanks to the following C-SPAN clip, we now know that Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) is afraid to answer the tough questions:
See! He didn’t even attempt to give that caller a response. What are you hiding, Brat? What is it that you’re so afraid of? The people demand answers!
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