Yep. He really said that. He also referred to those of us criticizing the pork in this spending bill as “the chattering class” that focuses on the pork.
Yes, Chuck, we do focus on things that, especially when we have two-month-old children who are going to have to work to pay off your efforts to reward to your political allies.
From the New York Post:
|“And let me say this to all of the chattering class that so much focuses on those little, tiny, yes, porky amendments, the American people really don’t care,” Schumer said on the Senate floor.
I’ll make sure my son remembers this as he enters the work force in eighteen years so that he can pay off his share of a debt that he had no hand in creating.
You can access the complete article on-line here:
Senator Charles Schumer: Americans Don’t Mind A Little Pork
Post Staff Report
New York Post
February 10, 2009