Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, a kooky favorite of the Tea Party movement, probably doesn’t even realize how condescending he sounds in offering to get together with Tammy Baldwin, his newly-elected Senate colleague and fellow Wisconsinite, so he can explain certain things to her.
“Hopefully I can sit down and lay out for her my best understanding of the federal budget because they’re simply the facts,” Johnson TOLD the Associated Press. “Hopefully she’ll agree with what the facts are and work toward common sense solutions.”
Facts? This is a guy whose acquaintanceship with facts often is non-existent. For example, he has characterized ...