I Would Like to High Five Senator Dick Durbin

Because YES:
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) asked Republicans to stop reading Ayn Rand books and help Democrats pass legislation aimed to give struggling Americans a hand.

"I say to my conservative friends, put down those Ayn Rand books for a minute and take a look at the real world," Durbin said on the Senate floor Wednesday. "If we can't stand behind those who are struggling in life, who are we; what are we?"

Durbin was marking the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's war on poverty speech.

Unfortunately, it's hilarious because it's true. There is perhaps no one more reluctant to take a look at the real world than a modern conservative politician. The real world is just a thing that gets in the way of creating their own reality.

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