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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:

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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
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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 AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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