The Big Think

April 2, 2014

Yes, We Can Wait

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 9:05 am

Best of the Web Today: Yes, We Can Wait – WSJ.com: ” Press secretary Jay Carney opened his daily briefing yesterday with the following gasconade: ‘As you can see by the lines around the country this weekend, we are seeing a surge in enrollment.’

The first thing we thought of when we saw the pictures was the photos we’ve recently seen on Twitter of Venezuelans waiting in bread lines. Waiting in line to purchase necessities is a characteristic not of a prosperous free society but of command economies under repressive regimes. Closer to home, one doubts even the Transportation Security Administration would be so tone-deaf as to advertise long airport lines as an indication it’s doing a great job.”

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