like a parasite

We're all hypocrites in some way or the other, but conservative farmers always up the ante.
The Raytown farmer who posted a sign on a semi-truck trailer accusing Democrats of being the “Party of Parasites” received more than $1 million in federal crop subsidies since 1995.

But David Jungerman says the payouts don’t contradict the sign he put up in a corn field in Bates County along U.S. 71 Highway.

“That’s just my money coming back to me,” Jungerman, 72, said Monday. “I pay a lot in taxes. I’m not a parasite.”

This kind of ridiculous rhetoric and disconnect from reality goes on all the time in the Central Valley. Just take your free money and be quiet.

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