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Sat Aug 8, 2020, 11:54 AM

Borowitz: Americans Oppose More Payments to a Man Who is Not Working

Satire from The Borowitz Report
Americans Oppose More Payments to Man Who Is Not Working

By Andy Borowitz
August 8, 2020
Mitch McConnell
Photograph by Tom Brenner / Getty
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Americans are vehemently opposed to issuing more government payments to a Kentucky man who has not been working during the coronavirus crisis.

According to reports, the man has been receiving a weekly check amounting to over three thousand dollars for doing nothing, all at taxpayers’ expense.

Harland Dorrinson, the executive director of a watchdog group called Americans Against Waste and Abuse, called the payments to this non-working individual “nothing short of scandalous.”

“If you do the math, he is receiving checks that add up to $174,000 a year,” Dorrinson said. “Under those circumstances, what is his incentive to work?”

Dorrinson said that the payments the man has been receiving should be cut off “immediately” and sent to someone who is providing essential services during the pandemic, like a health-care worker or first responder.

As for the Kentucky man, Dorrinson said, “It’s time for him to stop living off the government and show some personal responsibility.”

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Sometimes, I wonder why Borowitz is labelled as "satire".

Sorry the photo of the turtle did not copy.

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Sat Aug 8, 2020, 12:57 PM

1. Lol ... don't be sorry (nt)

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