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November 22, 2004

The Stupid Party: GOPers Slip In Provision Allowing Congressional Staffers to View All Citizens' Tax Information

Yeahhhp, there's a reason the GOP wasn't trusted to run the country for whole swaths of the twentieth century.

Every now and again a Republican does something so transcendentally stupid that you actual admire the sheer imbecility of the retardation.

Did either of these two morons notice that their own constituents kinda hate the IRS, and are suspicious of government power generally? I don't think most of these dimwits are deep philosophers; but when they don't even seem to have the most basic instincts regarding their own political survival, I begin to worry.

The late great Michael Kelly lamented that every time the Republicans seem to actually be on the verge of political popularity-- even dominance -- they regress, for some reason, to doing the sort of stupid shit they're always being accused of secretly wanting to do.

It kinda makes it hard to rebut that suspicion, guys, when you, you know, actually go ahead and do the stupid shit that you secretly want to do.


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