Thanks for the advice Mr. President, said his furloughed workforce, but here on planet Earth they make you pay for your groceries. That was the reaction from a handful of unpaid federal workers to President Trump’s suggestion at a Thursday news conference that grocers are ready to “work along” with customers without money. Trump was trying to explain earlier comments from his Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, who said he didn’t understand why furloughed workers were using food banks. “When they go for groceries, they will work along,” Trump said. “They know the people. They’ve been dealing with them for years. And they work along.
— Brendan Karet 🚮 (@bad_takes) January 24, 2019