We all remember when he said, “[President Obama] says we need more firemen, more policemen, more teachers. Did he not get the message of Wisconsin? The American people did. It’s time for us to cut back on government and help the American people.”
When it comes from her mouth, we can write it off as the hateful, controversial nonsense of someone pining for attention. But when it comes from the mouth of a man seeking the highest office in the land, it’s a whole ‘nother thing.
What are you going to do, Mitt, if you become Commander-in-Chief? Insult the armed services? Alienate the Secret Service agents who would take a bullet for you?
Maybe your wealth means you don’t need public servants. Maybe you can just build a private jail cell, hire private tutors and doctors, and pay for private contractors to pave the streets to your many homes.
As for the rest of us, I don’t know about you, but I’m really, really, really grateful for the service of all you public employees out there.
You are the true heroes, and we thank you for your efforts every day.