Liberal Quote of the Day


Congress is going to debate the new farm bill soon, and it’s a whopper.  The food stamp program, which is wholly unrelated to agriculture, takes up roughly 80% of the $1 trillion bill.  

Unfortunately, there’s bipartisan support for it.  As one example, here’s a recent quote from Republican Senator Thad Cochran:

“[Food stamps] should continue to be included purely from a political perspective. It helps get the farm bill passed,” Cochran said.