A gentle reminder that hundreds of newspaperspay this man for his syndicated column, while the journalism industry as a whole whines that there is no money for journalism anymore.
“I think what Boehner did in postponing the vote until today was absolutely right,” he said on “Special Report.” “That was a rape of the Treasury. $60 billion, including a ton of pork. The part that was essential that passed today was to replenish the flood insurance. That’s right, and the rest ought to be debated in regular order.”
First of all, you know what is like rape? Rape. Everything else? Not like rape. Like something else. It’s not a complicated rule. I’m not an abnormally bright girl so if I can learn this, Charles Krauthammer certainly should be able to grok it eventually.
Second, and this offends me just as much: A ton of pork. To do trivial things like rebuild people’s houses and, you know, FEED THEM. This is pork to some privileged Washington asshole who’s never going to miss a meal because a hundred years ago he said something intelligent and they’ve been paying him to say stupid shit ever since.