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Let’s cover the moon with yogurt!

Posted: August 13, 2012 at 4:45 am   /   by

Want to know what they mean inside the Beltway by “spending cuts”?

Paul Ryan explains:



So very brilliant.

I just called a contractor and got an estimate for adding a third story to our house. It was really expensive, which was exactly what I wanted to hear! I told the contractor that we wanted to move ahead with the project. He was so excited! Five minutes later, I called back and cancelled, and then I immediately reported to my wife that this spending cut will allow us to get out of debt completely. I am amazing!

This reminds me of the beginning of a Mad TV skit from years ago . . .

“Do you want your chunk over or under the belt?”

“Hey, look at you—you just lost 100 pounds!”

Fuzzy math is fuzzy math.

Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including (now a part of Western Free Press) and He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to
Christopher Cook

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Let's cover the moon with yogurt!