You won’t see this in the Lamestream Media, but this is a perfect example of a “Washington gaffe,” which happens when a politician accidently speaks the truth.
Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky: It’s not a question of deserving. What government is, is those things we decide to do together.”
“I think you need to pay your fair share for things we’ve decided are our national priorities,” Schakowsky added.
If that doesn’t neatly sum up how politicians think. I don’t know what does. “What we’ve decided,” indeed.