And I thought they’d be miffed because they didn’t make the tight guest list. Silly me. We’ll be using that puppy for airfare to Ireland. Thanks Unkie Legislators!
I’m not going to think about how clearly the poor got screwed for this, or the fact that we’re spending $10 billion a month on the war means we certainly can’t afford it. [Update: Or as my fiancé said: “Or the fact that the checks will arrive shortly before a presidential election and they’re trying to buy our vote.”] Whatevs! In fact, I’m going to use the first $20 of it to buy a tasty Guinness while I’m over there and I’ll drink the doubt away!
[Cue the economic policy wonks rushing to the comments to point out why this money has nothing to do with either of those things…3, 2, 1, now. They’re so adorable when they get their bowties all in a bunch.]