Former Senate candidate and former witch, Christine O’Donnell, is very familiar with tragedies, having just lived through one of her own. (Although, to be fair, her candidacy was more of a debacle than a tragedy.)
“Today marks a lot of tragedy. … Tragedy comes in threes,” O’Donnell said. “
(I’ll only mention in passing that while Pearl Harbor WAS a tragedy when it happened, memorializing it 69 years later isn’t actually a tragedy.)
Let’s note the last item on her trifecta. That is, Christine thinks that extending unemployment benefits for millions of unemployed Americans, caught up in the economic fiasco created by Wall Street, is a tragedy comparable to
Boy, it sure is a “tragedy” that she didn’t win the election.
To be fair, this is a standard Republican talking point of late. Extending tax cuts for the rich = good. Helping the unemployed feed their children and survive until the economy recovers = bad.