Not only has House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi D-Calif and the White House blasted Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget, but now Sarah Palin is piling on as well.
The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee took to Facebook Tuesday to voice her displeasure.
Whenever a politician starts off the criticism with “holy moly,” you know you’re in for a treat. She calls the budget proposal a “joke” because it “is not proposing reining in wasteful government overspending today.” She also throws in an “insanity” reference for good measure.
Here’s the full text from her post:
Holy Moly! Are you kidding? You’d think one who is representing the mighty Badgers, who made it to the Final Four based on sacrificial work ethic and discipline that obviously pays off in the end, he who represents the great state of Wisconsin that hosts this underdog celebrated college basketball team, would understand that future success depends on hard work and sacrifices. The latest Ryan (R, Wisconsin) Budget is not an April Fool’s joke. But it really IS a joke because it is STILL not seeing the problem; it STILL is not proposing reining in wasteful government overspending TODAY, instead of speculating years out that some future Congress and White House may possibly, hopefully, eh-who-knows, take responsibility for today’s budgetary selfishness and shortsightedness to do so. THIS is the definition of insanity. Do we still not understand how dangerous it is to allow government to grow unchecked as we shackle ourselves with massive debt – a good portion of which is held by foreign nations who don’t necessarily like us? If we can’t balance the budget today, what on earth makes us think it will happen at some future date? The solution is staring us in the face. We need to rein in spending today, and don’t tell me there is nothing to cut when we know every omnibus bill is loaded with pork and kickbacks.
We do appreciate the random all caps she inserts for extra emphasis.