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A Pea Party for the Tea Party

The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 11:24 AM
Isn't eating your peas Mrs. President's program?
dconnelly Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:38 PM
Nah, peas are very starchy. Eat funny sounding, but expensive, lettuce.

Peas are all the rage when it comes to talking about the country’s fiscal woes.

You might remember that in July of 2011, when fighting over the debt ceiling, president Obama- right before he left for his 17th vacation at Martha’s Vineyard that year- complained about congressional inaction by saying that’s it time for the country “to eat its peas.”

From CBSNews:

"I've been hearing from my Republican friends for some time it is a moral imperative to tackle our debt and deficits in a serious way," Mr. Obama said. "What I've said to them is, let's go."

The president...