We are proud to name as this week’s Rick and Len Show Weenie of the Week…Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. This week, in a show of bi-partisan cooperation in congress, something as rare as a virgin Kardashian, Democrat and Republican lawmakers joined together to pass a bill that will allow veterans who live more than 40 miles from the nearest VA medical center or who cannot get an appointment quickly at their local VA facility to receive care from the Medicare provider of their choice. The senate voted 93 to 3 in favor of the bill. Guess who was one of the three who voted against it? That’s right. Our senator Ron Johnson who thinks that doing right by our veterans costs too much.
For not realizing that the cost of war cannot be paid with IOUs.
For being writer Oscar Wilde’s very definition of the word “cynic”, a person who knows the cost of everything and the value of nothing.
For being afraid that the program could cost an arm and a leg…without realizing the irony that the reason some of our veterans need the medical care in the first place is that their service to this country has literally already cost them just that and in some cases even more.
We are proud to name Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson as this week’s Rick and Len…WEENIE OF THE WEEK.