It is often claimed that the Republican Party is the party of “small government.” But if this is true, why would a group of Republicans in Congress propose a bill to outlaw the use of millions of words by employees of the U.S. Government? This
Affluence. Clink. Constitution. Crocus. Factotum. Flax. Gruel. Hacksaw. Impudence. Onomatopoeia. Plutocrats. Pottage. Public. Serenity. Troops. Utterance. Widget. What other words belong on this list?
It’s a clever video, slickly produced. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s funny. It’s hilarious, even. But the next time Americans Elect produces a viral video criticizing the “Sh*t Politicians Say,” it might want to check its own website for the same words.