Often in the course of the day, I’ll come across a quote that speaks to me, especially considering that a large amount of my job involves fact-checking, which quite often pokes holes in letter-writers’ arguments. The ones who most hate that part of my job, it seems, are those whose arguments are held together with chewing gum and baling wire.
And yet I’m the bad guy …
Just a few of my favorites:
Do you suppose that means Eric Cantor will be no longer be an idiot after this year?
This one from Neil deGrasse Tyson pretty much sums up the current political discourse: