Hypocritical Politicians, Part 1

by Rachel Baker on September 22, 2013

Buzzfeed has a list of Republicans who received government money in farm subsidies over the last few years, and then turned around and voted against the food stamp program. This after, of course,

Several of the House Republicans who voted Thursday for a bill that slashed billions of dollars from the food stamp program personally received large farm subsidies for family farms. The bill cutting the food stamp program narrowly passed on a mostly party line 217 to 210 vote.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/these-republicans-who-voted-to-cut-food-stamps-personally-re

This of course was after house republicans lined up for their free annual physicals.

The physicals, part of Congress’s government-subsidized health-care package, yielded good news for many of the House G.O.P., who learned that they were strong and healthy enough for the demanding task of defunding Obamacare.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2013/09/house-republicans-line-up-for-free-annual-physicals-before-defunding-obamacare.html

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