They don’t call him Senator Bob “big font” Corker for nothing! Wait, they don’t call him that. At least not until now:

From the Washington Examiner:

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., pushed back at the idea that he and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., authored a massive immigration proposal, saying that the amendment is only 119 pages long — and even that page length is misleading, he said.

“Triple-spaced, big letters,” Corker said. “Got a lot of seniors in this body,” he cracked. Corker said that three or four legislative pages works out to about one conventional page of text.

Triple space also leaves plenty of room for hand written changes.

Here’s one theory to explain Corker’s excuses:

We’re guessing Corker, the honorary ninth member of the Gang of Eight, might also claim that the national debt isn’t really as high as it looks—it’s just that it’s displayed in really big numbers.

This tweet helps get to the ultimate point:


Gang of Eight supporter Sen. Bob Corker lays it on thick