Big government is where nations go to die

Mark Steyn riffs on the stimulus bill as a STD:

The more interviews Speaker Pelosi gives explaining how vital the STD industry is to restarting the U.S. economy, the more I find myself hearing "syphilis" every time she says "stimulus." In late September, America was showing the first signs of "primary stimulus" – a few billion lesions popping up on the rarely glimpsed naughty bits of the economy: the subprime mortgage racket, the leverage kings. Now, the condition has metastasized in a mere four months into the advanced stages of "tertiary stimulus," with trillions of hideous, ever more inflamed pustules sprouting in every nook and cranny as the central nervous system of the body politic crumbles into total insanity – until it seems entirely normal for the second in line of presidential succession to be on TV gibbering away about how vital the federalization of condom distribution is to economic recovery.

Read the whole thing. Why can’t we have people like Steyn in the Senate, instead of hacks like Harry Reid (D-Stinky Tourists) and Barbara Boxer (D-Moron)? Praying

(hat tip: Blue Crab Boulevard)



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