March 5, 2015

Rep. Don Young from Alaska is a special kind of guy with a habit of saying stupid things, which is why his latest is predictably stupid.

Washington Post:

“How many of you have got wolves in your district?” he asked. “None. None. Not one.”

“They haven’t got a damn wolf in their whole district,” Young continued. “I’d like to introduce them in your district. If I introduced them in your district, you wouldn’t have a homeless problem anymore.”

We sought clarification to ensure we heard correctly. A spokesman for Young said the “analogy was purposely hyperbolic to stress the point that these predators pose serious threats to wildlife management and their listing has damaging impacts to local communities.”

Let the jokes write themselves. Substitute the word "homeless" with any other one, like say, "Republican lawmakers" and there would be an outcry. Amirite?

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