Well, I had planned to write a screed on "what's wrong with America?" [Spoiler Alert: quite a bit]. But I overslept. So here's just a sample teaser:
People don't understand the simple concept of the shopping basket.
Republican in Indiana says, "no one has the courage to let the poor wither and die."
"For almost three generations people, in some cases, have been given handouts,” Johnston said during the discussion. “They have been ‘enabled’ so much that their paradigm in life is simply being given the stuff of life, however meager.”
“What you see is a setting for a life of misery is life to them never-the-less,” he continued. “No one has the guts to just let them wither and die. No one who wants votes is willing to call a spade a spade. As long as the Dems can get their votes the enabling will continue. The Republicans need their votes and dare not cut the fiscal tether. It is really a political Catch-22.”
Yup. Hey, at least he's not talking about rape.
More next week. Meanwhile enjoy the Oscars tonight. I know this fine American will: