In September of last year, at the height of the media’s crush on the Very Serious Paul Ryan, a senior citizen was arrested at a Ryan town hall after interrupting his sermon on entitlements.
And then Ryan mocked him.
Ryan: Most of our debt in the future comes from our entitlement programs.
Senior: Hey, what is this entitlement program all about mister congressman? I paid into that for 50 years. My unemployment, and my Social Security, and my Medicare. And now you’re gonna…
Ryan: I hope he’s taking his blood pressure medication.
Get it? He’s old and cranky! I hope he’s taking his medication!*
*The medication I want to deny him with my Vouchercare program.
(via Blogging Blue)