"The test I always give conservatives is to say “How many of you wanted to save the Panama Canal?” Most of my conservative friends promptly raise their hands. But the fact of the matter is that the Panama Canal was built by government engineers, because government doctors cured yellow fevers. It was run by a government corporation and it was constructed by government Army and Navy, the largest public works project in history at the time was it was set up."
Wherein Florida’s hapless (white billionaire) tea party governor takes the silver spoon out of his mouth just long enough to shove both feet in it:
To his credit, Scott, clad in sweatpants, greeted the marchers outside his home. To his detriment, he decided to talk.
Apparently grasping for some common ground, Scott began his speech by reminding the protesters that he’d lived in public housing as a youngster. The Florida A&M marchers were less than pleased. “We’re not poor!” one of them shouted back.
Over the years, MoJo shed light on Bush’s lie factory, the real WMD, shady contractors, war resisters, KBR fraudsters, wounded heroes, and much more. Here’s a look back through nearly a decade of incredible stories.