Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Stuff Ronald Reagan (Almost) Said

Ann Althouse posts: "John Tyner, the young man who resisted the TSA's groin-grope, will now be probed" and Instapundit reacts with this:

I think it’s a metaphor — the government doing to us physically what it’s been doing to us economically and politically for years . . . .

Reminds me of this nugget from a GAO report on the stimulus last August:

Now however, the GAO report shows that the phrase ‘jobs created’ or ‘jobs saved’ is no longer the term of choice. They have decided to go with – wait for it – ‘lives touched’.

Stop touching me. Keep your damn hands to yourself.

"The ten most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to touch you.'"
--stuff Ronald Reagan (almost) said

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