Is it just me, or did Joni Ernst just effectively announce that she wants to kill farm subsidies? Of course, how effectively she announced it will depend on whether her opponent, Bruce Braley, picks up this ball and runs with it.
Although maybe she’s talking about something else she thinks is pork.
Be careful what you wish for, Iowa voters.
This is the perfect opening for Braley to inform the public about the really dramatic reduction in federal spending in the last few years–and what, exactly, the effects are. (Tuition at public universities; medical research; etc. Y’know; all the stuff that Obama should point out, but doesn’t trouble himself to.)
And, speaking of out-of-the-mouths-of-babes admissions, this one is downright-comically jaw-dropping—and presumably will be mentioned in the soon-to-be-filed “cert” petitions to the Supreme Court in the slew of voter-ID/voter-access cases that have made headlines in the last month.
I mean … seriously … how dumb is Chris Christi? I do suspect that by now most people know they shouldn’t buy the deed to that bridge he’s selling. But just in case they didn’t know before ….