Dude over at Gin and Tacos wants a new car. Here’s what he’s looking for.
I want a new car. I’m looking for something that meets the following criteria: drives like a Formula One car (0-60 in no more than 4 seconds), has eye-catching supercar styling, seats 7 with plenty of room for luggage, gets 90 mpg, and costs less than $30,000. I tried entering this into some online search tools and there were no matches. What gives
Is he fishin’ nuts? No, he’s just pointing out that this is what Americans expect from government.
While it might seem silly, this is not too far off from what many Americans want from the political process. … We want a government to do all kinds of stuff … and we don’t want to pay for any of it. We’ve … we’ve taken comfort in magical thinking and voodoo theories that tell us, yes, you can have it all. We can lower taxes and somehow the government will end up making more money! People in suits say this with straight faces, blissfully unaware of how closely their product description matches the “Miracle 100 mpg fuel additive THEY don’t want you to know about!” ads in the classifieds.