Saturday, March 23, 2013
No need for the dog warden when Bachmann barks
You may recall that a couple of years ago she accused Obama of running up a bill of $200 million a day for his official visit to India. That's eight zeroes after the two, folks.
FDR handled folks like Michele with cool panache. When FDR's critics accused him of wasting $20 million by sending a destroyer to the Aleutian Islands to get his dog, the president wryly complained that Fala, who was Scotch, resented the spurious tale of loose spending. "I am accustomed to hearing malicious falsehoods about myself," FDR declared with staged indignation. "But I have a right to object to libelous statements about my dog."