Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is fed up with Washington’s commitment to Big Government and the lapdog media’s role in misleading the public about the consequences. As the fiscal cliff looms ever closer on the horizon, the government and media are doing their utmost to ensure that class warfare and blame-gaming reign supreme.
Jindal penned an op-ed piece on the fiscal cliff for Politico, warning that “next year it will be the fiscal mountain, after that the fiscal black hole, and after that fiscal Armageddon” and charging that Washington is “psychologically incapable of getting our fiscal house in order without laws that give them no other alternative.”
Jindal’s op-ed, published yesterday, drew an immediate backlash from the media, drawing fire from the usual suspects. That’s good, right?
This afternoon, Jindal fired back on Twitter, giving his critics the smacking they so richly deserve.
And common sense is anathema to our government and the media. New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait took notice of Jindal’s tweets and fired back.
Chait’s solution to hitting the debt ceiling? Just mint and deposit those trillion-dollar platinum coins, duh.