During today’s absurd press conference on the debt ceiling, President Obama evidently decided that we just aren’t smart enough to understand just how debt works.

You don’t go out to dinner, he said, eat all you want, and leave without paying the check:

That’s how the GOP wants to do it:

In order to simplify things for us rubes and bring things down to a level even we can understand, he compared our precarious situation to a choice between restaurants.

We’ve got to be smart about this:

Too bad Obama has such expensive tastes.



For more of our money. He needs to fund his party habit, after all.

No kidding.