The word compromise does not mean you are a whimp

Former Senator Alan Simpson said, “When you have 82 guys in the Congress who didn’t come to Congress to limit government, they’re there to stop it. I mean, I would say to ’em, especially guys over 65, you know, holding up with their fragile (makes motion of waving a sign) … the first thing they’ll want to get rid of is your medicare because, you see, that’s a government program. This is nuts. Get rid of the garbage collection program for God’s sake. What do they think the world runs on? It runs on taxes.”