We have seen the future, and it sucks.

The Difference Between Us and Them

29th March 2012

In Britain, the chief criterion to qualify as Prime Minister is being able to line up enough votes in Parliament to pass a budget that gives the government the required funds to operate. If you can’t do that — or at least look as if you can — you won’t be Prime Minister, period.

In America, we don’t have that problem. President Obama’s budget didn’t get a single vote in Congress — not even from his own supposed supporters. But nobody gives a damn.

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