May 11th, 2012
Do we think presidential assassinations would be a common occurrence if there were no Secret Service?
— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) May 11, 2012
And here I thought yesterday’s entry had set a record that would stand for weeks. It’s going to be awesome in 15 years when these two guys are running the Washington Post and the New York Times.
There’s going to be a WaPo and NYT in 15 years? You’re such a pessimist.
“Food stamp and welfare work requirements are demeaning and difficult. Why don’t we try something new–treating people like adults–and just give money to poor people?”
“Do cars really need brakes? Couldn’t GM save a lot of money using Flintstone-type foot stopping?”
“I’ve always heard that ‘Gravity is not just a good idea, it’s the law’. But if we take back the House, why not pass a new law that would allow aircraft to fly without the expense of gravity?. Probably a lot of special interests against it.”
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WaPo and NYT? Try House and Senate. Eventually they will realize it is way more fun having actual power, as opposed to writing about people who have power. Plus, think about the awesome Trivial Pursuit games they could have within the halls of congress!
[…] Klein is a member of the Juice Box Mafia, a group of twenty and early thirty-somethings that all think the same, have the same backgrounds devoid of much real world practical experience, and are slowly working their way into positions of influence via the appropriate left connections within the Washington punditocracy circles, whether or not they have relevant backgrounds. Juicebox Mafia members think things like this. To his credit, however, at least he is not Matt Yglesias. […]