Alan Simpson, co-chairman of President Barack Obama's debt commission, furthered his penchant for colorful commentary Monday when he unleashed a rambling diatribe targeting what he characterized as a generation of disrespectful youth and their confused grandparents.
"This is a fakery," the former Wyoming senator said on Fox News, referring to retirement-age Americans expressing fears about having Social Security funds slashed. "If they care at all about their children or grandchildren, and sometimes I doubt that -- I think, you know, grandchildren now don't write a thank-you for the Christmas presents, they're walking on their pants with the cap on backwards listening to the enema man and Snoopy Snoopy Poop Dogg, and they don't like them!"
Simpson has been a proponent of considering reforms to entitlement programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in the effort to reduce the deficit, suggestions that so far appear to have been ignored in the Obama administration's budget proposals.
In February, Simpson exhibited his flair for the dramatic when he called the White House's spending cut effort a "sparrow belch in the midst of the typhoon." The deficit, he later said, was "a stink bomb in the garden party and it’s never going to go away.”
The debt commission co-chairman also came under heavy fire last year after it was revealed that he had referred to the nation as "a milk cow with 310 million tits" in an email to the executive director of the Older Women's League.
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