Earlier, when we told you about Marco Rubio’s defiant stand against the Billions For Billionaires bill, we might have mentioned something about amply be-chinned Mitch McConnell wanting to procure a Rubio-sized canvas sack and some rocks, and a white van to drive to a remote lake, to enjoy the ambiance of the snapping turtle, the alligator and whatnot.
“On the whole, the tax cut bill helps workers. It’s just not massive tax cuts to multinational corporations that do it. Overall, the Republican tax-cut bill has been good for Americans. That is why I voted for it. But it could have been even better for American workers and their families.”
But wait. It gets better. Tiger Beat on the Potomac read the article in the National Review and blogged about it, which it seems our favorite mollusc did not anticipate.
Says Li’l Marco on Twitter:
“Although written by intern at Politico, this article is a reminder of how difficult it can be to discuss public policy in political press. Not only did I not back down on tax cut, I doubled down & added detail for rationale.”
“FIND ME THE HEAD OF THE POLITICO INTERN,” Marco did not wail, “HOW DARE S/HE REPORT ME ACCURATELY!!!”