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October 30, 2005

Keeping the people stupid

I’m so proud this guy is my senator:

Reminds me of a telling little incident at a parade in Queens a couple of years ago. A man on the sideline complains about the price of gasoline. Mike [Bloomberg] says something apologetic about supply and demand. Chuck Schumer, nearby, calls the guy over, and explains that “these guys” in Washington, the ones running the company, own oil companies, and that they’re making money off the high gas prices. That’s what’s really going on, he says. The guy walks away confident that Chuck has given him a secret little nugget of truth. It’s a kind of politics Mike will never be good at.

Posted by Karol at 12:37 PM |
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Yeah, because Mike has had to deal with the real world of business, whereas Chuckie is a self-aggrandizing idiot.

Posted by: meep at October 30, 2005 at 3:10 pm

Just three more years left to get ready for the 2010 race against that self-aggrandizing idiot. Let’s hope a strong field of challengers can be developed by then.

Posted by: J.Kende at October 30, 2005 at 6:14 pm
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