The Corner

re: Mike Chertoff’s Heap of Trouble

Every defense I’ve heard of the cuts seems to ultimately come down to “DHS can’t make everyone happy” (that’s almost a direct quote from a DHS-defending pundit). Sorry to be an Ugly New Yorker, but…we’re not everybody. We’re New York. And we’ve been hit twice. Go for it, Congressman King.

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