Over the last couple of generations, starry-eyed, self-important journalists decided it’s the job of the media to speak truth to power. To afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted. Somewhere along the line, things like who, what, when, where and why got kicked to the curb. And that moral imperative for truth-speaking seems highly dependent on who happens to be in power at the time. Which is why the job these days frequently falls to John and Jane Q. Public. Thanks to the advent of the Intertubes, when a 15-year-old girl stands up and delivers a stinging bitchslap to the (Maryland) legislators who are poised to take away her gun rights, more people than just those in the room at the time will hear about it. This video was put up by themarylandminutemen.org last week and has gone viral Gagnam Style.