Monday, February 9, 2009

Rahm (humor)

Ezra Klein penned one of the funniest paragraphs I have read this season when talking about the stimulus bill.

I'm half ready to believe that Rahm convinced Ben Nelson to ratfuck the Republicans. "Get them to cut school construction for poor kids," he (might have) told a visibly nervous Nelson. "It's the most sympathetic item in the bill. It's clear stimulus. It makes sense long-term. It's easy for reporters to understands and voters to remember. It will define the bill as obviously worth, undermine Republican attempts to paint it as a porkfest, completely discredit the centrists, and Nancy Pelosi will simply replenish the funds in conference committee." Then he bit the head off a bear, punched through a wall, and asked Nelson if he didn't mind helping out.
Now that is an image.

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