Wonder if Simpson will be criticized as widely as @SarahPalinUSA was yesterday…
I basically agree with most of what Simpson says
But Simpson said that while every interest group that testified
before his committee agreed that the mounting federal debt is a
national tragedy, they would then talk about why government funding
to their area of interest shouldn’t be touched.
“We had the greatest generation — I think this is the greediest
generation,” he said.
All this hubbub isn’t a surprise to Simpson, given how
politically polarized the country is these days.
“You don’t want to listen to the right and the left – the
extremes,” he said. “You don’t want to listen to Keith Olbermann
and Rush Babe [Limbaugh] and Rachel Minnow [sic] or whatever that
is, and Glenn Beck. They’re entertainers. They couldn’t govern
their way out of a paper sack — from the right or the left. But
they get paid a lot of money from you and advertisers — thirty,
fifty million a year — to work you over and get you juiced up with
emotion, fear, guilt, and racism. Emotion, fear, guilt, and