Thursday, May 13, 2010

quote of the day

From Michael Kinsley's article on the Tea Party movement, "My Country 'Tis of Me:"
The government’s main function these days is writing checks to old people. These checks allow people to retire and pursue avocations such as going to Tea Party rallies. This basic fact about the government is no great secret ... If the Tea Party Patriots ever developed a coherent platform or agenda, they would lose half their supporters.

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