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This Veep Ain’t Deep

From CNBC:

  • Vice President Mike Pence got roasted after being caught by a live microphone jokingly offering to carry empty boxes into a nursing home treating coronavirus cases.

  • “Well, can I carry the empty ones? Just for the camera?” Pence said during a photo opportunity in Virginia.

Okay, the boxes weren’t really empty, but the gesture was.

the empty man

Original DVD cover

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They even help insurance execs across the street!

From Ryan Grim at THE HUFFINGTON POST:

Republicans took to the floor of Congress, the Internet and the Wall Street Journal op-ed page Tuesday in a rush to defend a health insurance company that used taxpayer-subsidized communication to terrify seniors with the prospect that health care reform will cut their Medicare benefits.

Republican leaders in both houses of Congress ripped Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) for urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to put a stop to the insurer’s efforts, decrying what they called a “gag order” and reading the First Amendment on the floor of the Senate.

And I always thought the Second Amendment was their favorite!

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