Some time next week President Obama will perform the annual ritual of pardoning a giant Thanksgiving turkey, which will then be sent to live out its days on a farm somewhere. My guess is next week he’ll want to pardon the biggest gobbler of all, Jonathan Gruber. More to the point: someone on Capitol Hill ought revive and reinvent Sen. Proxmire’s famous “Golden Fleece” award for ridiculous spending, but this time make it for a self-serving idea-monger. We could call it the “Golden Gruber,” or the “Gobbling Gruber.” Both convey how much they rip off taxpayers.
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