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The GOP’s Top Chef Starves a Beast and Poisons a Debate

Michael Steele

Michael Steele

Posted by Audiegrl

Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, this week revealed a secret Republican plan that would end up eliminating all federal farm subsidies; closing down Yellowstone and Yosemite national parks; selling off the interstate highway system; and canceling Head Start, subsidized school lunches and the entire college loan program. Steele’s stunning announcement brings the conservative strategy of “starving the beast” to a new level. Under the guise of protecting the elderly, Republicans hope to realize their dream of eliminating half a dozen Cabinet agencies, firing tens of thousands of government workers and ending government regulation as we know it.–Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post

The complete op-ed can be found here Read to the end, to get the joke. ūüėČ


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